“Winslow’s Battery”

The monument to the 1st New York Light Artillery, Battery D is south of Gettysburg in The Wheatfield. (39.797429° N, 77.24283° W; Google map; Tour map: Ayers Avenue – Wheatfield) It was dedicated by the State of New York in 1888.

Monument to Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery at Gettysburg

The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain George B. Winslow. It brought 116 men to the field serving six 12-pounder Napoleons, losing 10 men wounded and 8 missing.

3rd Corps Headquarters Flag

From the front of the monument:

Battery D
1st New York Light Artillery

Artillery Brig. Third Corps

Rear view of the monument to Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery at Gettysburg

Rear view of the monument to Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery

From the rear of the monument:

This battery (Winslow’s) held this position during
the afternoon of July 2d, 1863.
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Casualties: 10 wounded, 8 missing.
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Mustered in Sept. 6, 1861.
Engaged in 32 battles.
Mustered out June 16, 1865.

See more on the History of 1st New York Light Artillery, Battery D in the Civil War