82nd New York Infantry

82nd New York Infantry (HMANT)

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

N 39° 48.618', W 77° 14.165'

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2nd New York State Militia

— 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps —

(Front):
82nd New York Infantry
(2nd N.Y.S.M.)
1st Brigade 2nd Division 2nd Corps
July 2nd and 3rd 1863.
Casualties
Killed 45 Wounded 132 missing 15

(Left):
On the evening of July 2nd, moved to the Emmitsburg Road to protect flank of Third Corps. Fought there until out-flanked. Returning to this line the Regiment reformed under a galling fire; then advanced, driving the enemy before them; regained their former position, capturing the colors of the 48th Georgia. Among the killed was Colonel Huston commanding the Regiment.

(Right):
At the time
of the enemy's assault
on the afternoon of the 3rd,
the Regiment moved to the right
toward the Copse of Trees
and assisted in repulsing the enemy,
capturing the flags of the
First and Seventh Virginia Regiments.

(Back):
This Regiment was mustered in service May 21st, 1861;
served with the Army of the Potomac in all its campaigns
from Bull Run, July 21st, 1861.
Participating in twenty-nine general engagements until
mustered out June 25th, 1864. Present for duty July 1st a.m.
24 officers and 331 enlisted men.

(Disk above Plaque):
Total
Enlistments 1452.
Killed 129, Wounded 436.
Missing 212.
Total 777.
Details
HM NumberHMANT
Tags
Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308592 N 4409094
Decimal Degrees39.81030000, -77.23608333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.618', W 77° 14.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 37.08" N, 77° 14' 9.90" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9530 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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