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The monument to the 119th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment is north of Gettysburg on Howard Avenue. (Howard Avenue East tour map) It was dedicated in 1888 by the State of New York.

Monument to the 119th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

The 119th New York Infantry was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel John T. Lockman. He was wounded on July 1, and Lieutenant Colonel Edward F. Lloyd then took over.

11th Corps Headquarters Flag 11C-3D

From the front of the monument:

119th N.Y. Infty.
2nd Brig. 3rd Div., 11th Corps.
July 1, 1863

From the rear of the monument::

The State of New York dedicates this monument to the officers and soldiers of the 119th Regiment N. Y. Infty. who, as patriotic citizens obeyed the summons of their country, offering their lives for the cause of Union and liberty.
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Casualties.
Killed 11, wounded 70.
Captured or missing 59. Total 140.
Taken into action
16 officers, 284 men.

 See more on the history of the 119th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War

Location of the monument to the 119th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

The monument to the 119th New York is north of Gettysburg on the south side of Howard Avenue about 35 yards east of Carlisle Street. (39°50’35.3″N 77°13’50.7″W)