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The monument to the 136th New York is south of Gettysburg on Taneytown Road across from the National Cemetery. (39.81994° N, 77.232919° W; Google map; Tour map: National Cemetery)

Monument to the 136th new York Infantry at Gettysburg

The 136th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel James Wood, Jr. It brought 488 men to the field, losing 17 killed, 89 wounded and 3 missing.

11th Corps Headquarters Flag 11C-2D

Monument to the 136th new York Infantry at GettysburgFrom the front of the monument:

136th New York Infantry
2d Brigade, 2d Div., 11th Corps

Right side of the monument to the 136th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

Right side of the monument

From the right side:

July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863.
Number engaged… (blank – an uncarved rectangle of stone is in the place where a number should be)

Casualties;
Killed 17
Wounded 89
Missing 3
Total 108

Left side of the monument to the 136th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

Left side of the monument

From the left side:

Mustered in Sept. 26th 1862.
Mustered out June 13th, 1865.
Recruited in Allegheny, Livingston
and Wyoming Counties, New York.

Detail from the monument to the 136th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

Detail from the monument of the equipment hung on the stump

From the rear:

Transferred to the Army of
the Cumberland Oct. 18, 1863.

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