Union monuments at Gettysburg > New York > Infantry

The monument to the 137th New York is southeast of Gettysburg along Slocum Avenue on Culp’s Hill. (39.817585° N, 77.21947° W; Google map; Tour map: North Culp’s Hill) It was dedicated by the State of New York in 1888.

Monument to the 137th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

The 137th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel David Ireland. It brought 456 men to the field.

12th Corps Headquarters flag 12th Corps, 2nd Division Headquarters flag

From the front of the monument:

137th N.Y. Inf’y
3d Brig. 2d Div. 12th Corps

From the right side:

The 137th Regiment of New York Infantry  held this position July 2nd 1863, and until the retreat of the Rebel Army.

From the rear:

Killed 40, wounded 87, missing 10.

From the right side:

For its services in this and many other great battles of the war it holds a proud position in the history of the “Great Rebellion”

Monument to the 137th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

 See more on the 137th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civl War.