“Third Onondaga Regiment”

The monument to the 122nd New York is southeast of Gettysburg on Culp’s Hill along Slocum Avenue. (39.817933° N, 77.219274° W; Google map; Tour map: North Culp’s Hil) It was dedicated by the State of New York in 1888.

The monument is topped by the cross that is the symbol of the Union 6th Army Corps and is fronted with a bronze of the Seal of the State of New York.

The 122nd New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Silas Titus and brought 456 men to the field.

6th Corps Headquarters Flag 6C-3D


From the front of the monument:

122nd. N.Y. Inf’y.
6th Army Corps

From the rear:

Assisted in repulsing the attack on the morning of July 3, 1863.
Loss killed 10, wounded 34.

From the right side:

3d Division

From the left side:

1st Brigade

Organized Onondaga Co. New York.
Mustered into service at Syracuse, N.Y. August 28, 1862.
Served continuously with the Sixth Corps until the close of the war.

See more on the 122nd New York Volunteers in the Civil War