108th New York Infantry

108th New York Infantry (HM9FT)

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

N 39° 48.974', W 77° 14.076'

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2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps

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108th N.Y. Infty
2nd Brig. 3rd Div. 2nd Corps
July 2 & 3. 1863

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108th N.Y. Infty
Occupied this position July 2 & 3 1863, supporting Battery I, 1 U.S. Art. during the artillery duel on the afternoon of July 3. It sustained a terrific fire without being able to return a shot.
Number engaged 200
Casualties.
Killed 16, wounded 86, Total 102.
During the charge the left of the Confederate line lapped its front and came within 50 yards of it before breaking. The 108th N.Y. Infty was recruited and mustered into the service at Rochester N.Y. Aug. 16, 1862. It participated in all the battles of the 2nd Corps from Antietam, September 17, 1862, to the surrender at Appomattox Apr. 9, 1865, having been actively engaged 28 times.
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HM NumberHM9FT
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Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308736 N 4409750
Decimal Degrees39.81623333, -77.23460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.974', W 77° 14.076'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 58.44" N, 77° 14' 4.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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