123rd New York Infantry

123rd New York Infantry (HM8UZ)

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

N 39° 48.993', W 77° 13.092'

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1st Brigade, 1st Division

— 12th Corps —

(Front):
123rd. New York
Infantry
1st. Brigade 1st. Division
12th. Corps

Historic.
The 123rd. N.Y. was enlisted in Washington Co. in Aug. 1862; Mustered into the U.S. service Sept. 4; joined the Army of the Potomac and was engaged in the Battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; in Sept. 1863 transferred to the Army of the Cumberland; and was engaged in the campaign of Atlanta; the March to the Sea; and the campaign of the Carolinas; Mustered out at Washington at the close of the war, June 8, 1865.

(Left):
Engagements
Chancellorsville · Kulp's Farm
Gettysburg · Chattahoochie River
Resaca · Peach Tree Creek
Cassville · Atlanta
New Hope Church · Montieth's Swamp
Lost Mt. · Savannah
Pine Hill · Averysboro
Kennesaw · Bentonville
Moccasin Swamp

(Right):
Service at Gettysburg
July 1: Marched from Littlestown; Formed line of battle on Wolf Hill; Bivouaced near Baltimore Pike

July 2: Advanced to this line and built a heavy breastwork of logs. At about 6 p.m. moved to support the left near Little Round Top; Returning in the night found works in possession of enemy, as no troops were left to occupy them.

July 3: At about 11 a.m. made a charge and recovered these works; About 4 p.m. moved to support line then repelled Pickett's Charge; A little later had a sharp skirmish in front of this line; At night repelled an attack with heavy loss to the enemy.

July 4: Made reconnaissance around Wolf Hill and through Gettysburg over the Hanover Road.

(Back):
123rd New York
The
Washington County
Regiment
12th and 20th Corps


About 100 yards in front
of the line of works, a marker
indicates the position
occupied by the skirmishers
of this Regiment on
the afternoon of July 3.
Details
HM NumberHM8UZ
Tags
Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 8:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310140 N 4409750
Decimal Degrees39.81655000, -77.21820000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.993', W 77° 13.092'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 59.58" N, 77° 13' 5.52" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29201 Slocum Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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