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The monument to the 145th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue. (South Culp’s Hill tour map)

Monument to the 145th New York infantry at Gettysburg

About the monument to the 145th New York Infantry

The granite monument is twelve and a half feet tall, A circular bronze relief of the Seal of the State of New York and a bronze star symbol of the Twelfth Corps are on the front. The monument was dedicated in 1890 by the State of New York.

The 145th New York at the Battle of Gettysburg

The 145th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Edward L. Price of New York City. It brought 245 men to the field, losing 1 man killed and 10 wounded.

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12th Corps Headquarters flag 12th Corps, 1st Division Headquarters flag

From the front of the monument:

145th N.Y. Infy.
1st Brig. 1st Div.
12th Corps.
July 2,3, 1863

From the rear:

Casualties
Killed 1 Wounded 9
Total Loss 10

See more on the history of the 145th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War

Location of the monument to the 145th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

The monument to the 145th New York is southeast of Gettysburg on Culp’s Hill, on the east side of Slocum Avenue about 150 yards north of its intersection with Geary Avenue. (39°48’56.4″N 77°13’03.1″W)