69th Regiment Monument, a War Memorial

69th Regiment Monument, a War Memorial (HM215S)

Location: , NY 11378 Queens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.846', W 73° 55.772'

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Inscription
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Battles participated in by Meaghers Irish Brigade & Corcoran Legion
Civil War, 1861-1865

Blackburn's Ford VA July 18, 1861; Bull's Run July 21, 1861; Rappahannock Station May 28-29, 1861; Yorktown April 16, 1862; Yorktown May 4, 1862; Fair Oaks June 1, 1862; Gaines Mill June 27-28, 1862; Savage Station June 29, 1862, Savage Station June 29, 1862; Peach Orchard June 29, 1862; White Oak Swamp June 30, 1862; Glendale June 30, 1862; Malvern Hill July 1, 1862; Antietam Sept. 17, 1862; Charlestown Oct. 16-17, 1862; Snicker's Gap Nov 17, 1862; Hartwood Church Nov 17, 1862; Fredericksburg Dec 11-15, 1862; Deserted House Jan 30, 1863; Suffolk April 11-May 4, 1863; Chancellorsville May 1-3, 1863; Carraville May 16, 1863; Gettysburg July 1-3, 1863; Auburn Mills Oct 14, 1863; Bristoe Station Oct 14, 1863; Mine Run Nov 26, Dec 2 1863; Wilderness May 5-7, 1864, Po River May 9-10, 1864; Spotsylvania May 9-21, 1864; Landron House May 18, 1864; North Anna River May 22-26, 1864; Totopotomy Creek May 27-31, 1864; Cold Harbor June 1-12, 1864; Petersburg June 16, 1864, Weldon Railroad June 21-23-26, 1864; Deep Bottom Jul 27-29, 1864; Strawberry Plains Aug 14-18 1864; Ream's Station Aug 25, 1864; Boydton Plank Road Oct 27-28, 1864; Hatcher's Run Dec 8-9, 1864; Dabney's Mills Feb 5-7, 1865; Skinner's Farm March 25, 1865; Crow's House March 31, 1865; Petersburg June 17, 1864; Petersburg (Siege) June 17, 1864, April 2, 1865; Sutherland Station April 2, 1865; Boydton Plank Road April 2, 1865; Sailors Creek April 6, 1865; Farmville April 7, 1865; Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865; Spanish-American War 1898-1899.

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In honor of Corcoran Legion-Veteran Corps Commander Lieut. Colonel Charles Healy—Surgeon Major Thomas Maguire—Veterans buried James Breslin died Aug 1, 1894; John Connan died Jun 7, 1903; Hugh J. Morrisey died Feb 7, 1903; Captain Francis G. Hewson died Sept 11, 1924; Cornerstone laid May 30, 1920 by comrade Capt. Hugh Fitzpatrick—comrade Patrick F. Solan, Architect.

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And Meaghers Irish Brigade—President Ladies Auxiliary Angela M. Fitzpatrick—Chaplin Rev. James D Dunnican—In his plot Michael Doran died Dec 10, 1871; Robert Heggart died June 1, 1877; John Powers died Oct 25, 1917; Charles J. Kelly died May 7, 1925; Dedicated Nov 29, 1920 Comrade Patrick M. Haran Sculptor.

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The 165th U.S. Inf. (Old 69th Regiment engaged in the following battles during the World's War in France
1914-1918

Luneville Sector Lorraine Feb 21-March 23, 1918; Baccarat Sector, Lorraine March 31-June 21, 1918; Esarance Souain Sector Champagne July 4-14, 1918; Champagne Marne Defensive July 15-17, 1918; Aisne Marne Offensive July 25-Aug 3, 1918; St. Mihiel Defensive Sept 12-16; 1918; Esseyand Pannes Sector Woevre Sept 17-30, 1918; Meuse-Argonne Offensive Nov 5-10, 1918.

World War II 1941-1945

Defense of Hawaii Mar 10, 1942-Nov 9, 1943; Invasion and Capture of Makin Nov 20, 1943-Dec 24, 1943; Invasion and Capture of Saipan June 16, 1944-Oct 4, 1944; Invasion and Capture of Okinawa April 9, 1945-Sept 6, 1945; Occupation of Japan Sept 7, 1945-Dec 12, 1945; 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Iraq Sept 2004-Sept 2005.
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HM NumberHM215S
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Year Placed1920
Placed ByVet. Corps 69th Rgt. and Ladies Auxiliary
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 590394 N 4509421
Decimal Degrees40.73076667, -73.92953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.846', W 73° 55.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 50.76" N, 73° 55' 46.32" W
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Area Code(s)917, 718
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34-18-34-50 Laurel Hill Blvd, NY 11378, US
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