Our Adopted Monument

We are happy to announce that the Echoes Through Time Learning Center has adopted the Monument of the 154th NY Volunteer Infantry, located on Costner Ave, outside of Downtown Gettysburg.

The Monument of the 154th NY Volunteers at Gettysburg

154th New York Infantry Regiment

The monument to the 154th New York Infantry Regiment is on the northeast side of Gettysburg on Coster Avenue, one of the few monuments in the town itself, (39.835133° N, 77.227571° W) It was dedicated in 1890 by the State of New York.

The 154th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieut Colonel Daniel B. Allen. It brought 274 men to the field.

 

 

Inscribed on the Monument

From the front of the monument:

154th New York
Infantry,
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
11th Corps
,
July 1, 1863

From the left side:

July 2nd and 3rd
occupied position
on East Cemetery Hill

From the rear:

Casualties.
Killed, men 1.
Wounded, officers 1, men 20.
Captured or missing,
Officers 9, men 169,
total 200.

Front the right side:

Died while prisoners, 42

See more about the 154th New York Infantry Regiment during the Civil War 

 

The 1st Day at Gettysburg, as the 154th NY Holds the line

 

Here is the mural depicting the events of the 1st days fighting at the town of Gettysburg

 

For more information regarding the 154th NY Volunteers – please contact the Regimental Historian of the regiment at NYVI154th [at] aol [dot] com or visit his website at – http://www.hardtackregiment.com

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