134th Regiment New York Infantry

134th Regiment New York Infantry (HM73R)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.11', W 77° 13.629'

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Lieut Colonel A. H. Jackson Commanding
1st Brigade Colonel Charles R. Coster
2d Division Brigadier General A. Von Steinwehr
11th Corps Major General O.O. Howard
July 1st, 1863

The regiment with the brigade was thrown forward to check the rapid advance of Hay's and Hoke's Brigades of Early's Division, Ewell's Corps and protect Barlow's Division that was being hard pressed. The Confederate line of battle outflanking the Brigade in overwhelming numbers. The 134th Regiment occupying the extreme right of the Union line was crushed by the impact and the flank and rear firing of that desperate charge. The Regimental monument on East Cemetery Hill is on the ground occupied July 2d and 3d. This tablet marks the position where its casualties were greatest of any battle in which it was ever engaged. Loss at Gettysburg July 1st. 252.
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HM NumberHM73R
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Year Placed1905
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 5:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309426 N 4411835
Decimal Degrees39.83516667, -77.22715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.11', W 77° 13.629'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 6.60" N, 77° 13' 37.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8 Coster Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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