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The monument to the 146th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on the north slope of Little Round Top, just downhill from the statue to Brigadier General Warren. (39.792704° N, 77.236808° W; Google map; Tour Map: Little Round Top) It was dedicated in 1888 by the State of New York.

Monument to the 146th New York Infantry on Little Round Top at Gettysburg

The 146th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Kenner Garrard. He took over command of the brigade on July 2 when Brigadier General Stephen Weed was mortally wounded, and Lieutenant Colonel David Tuttle took command of the regiment.

The regiment brought 534 men to the field, losing 4 men killed and 24 wounded.

5th Corps Headquarters Flag 5C-2D

From the front of the monument:

146th New York Infantry
(5th Oneida)
3d Brigade, 2d Division
5th Corps
Col’s Garrard, Jenkins, Grindley

From the left side:

From this position Maj. Gen. Meade
observed the battle for a time on July 3d.

Rear view of the monument to the 146th New York Infantry on Little Round Top at Gettysburg

Rear view of the monument

From the right side:

Engaged in 23 battles,
twice complimented in general orders.

From the rear:

July 2d and 3d 1863.
Casualties
Killed 4
Wounded 24

Left flank marker for the 146th New York Infantry on Little Round Top at Gettysburg

Left flank marker for the regiment at the foot of the boulder on which General Warren’s statue stands.

View looking up Little Round Top at the monument and the statue of General Warren

View looking up at the summit of Little Round Top at the monument and the statue of General Warren

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