There are two monuments and a smaller position marker to the 157th New York on the Gettysburg battlefield. The monuments are north of Gettysburg along Howard Avenue and were dedicated in 1886.

Monument to the 157th New York erected by the regiment's survivors and friends near Mummasburg Road on Howard Avenue

Monument to the 157th New York erected by the regiment’s survivors and friends near Mummasburg Road on Howard Avenue

The first is at Mummasburg Road (39.840154° N, 77.236502° W; Tour map: Howard Avenue West) and was erected by the regiment’s survivors and friends. The second is at Carlisle Road (39.843023° N, 77.231339° W) and was erected by the State of New York. A marker on the west side of Carlisle Road north of Howard Avenue (39.845534° N, 77.23135° W; Tour map: Howard Avenue East) shows the regiment’s advanced position on July 1st. (Google maps to all three monuments)

The 157th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Philip P. Brown, Jr., who was wounded on July 1. It brought 431 men to the field, losing 27 killed, 166 wounded and 114 missing, including Lieutenant Colonel George Arrowsmith, who was killed on July 1.

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From the front of the monument at Mummasburg Road:

Erected by the survivors
of the 157th Reg’t New York Vol’s
in memory of their gallant comrades
who fell here, July 1, 1863

1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps

From the rear:

Gettysburg.
—-
Lost here 18 officers and

291 enlisted men, reducing reg’t
to 100 for duty.

From the right (west) side:

Camp Milton,
Honey Hill,
Deveaux Neck,
Dingle’s Mill,
Rafting Creek,
Boykin’s Mill
Sumter

From the left (east) side:

Chancellorsville,
Gettysburg,
Hagerstown,
Fort Wagner,
Siege of Charleston,
1 & 2 John’s Island

Monument to the 157th New York erected by the State of New York near Carlisle Road on Howard Avenue

Monument to the regiment erected by the State of New York
near Carlisle Road on Howard Avenue

From the monument near Carlisle Road, erected by the State of New York:

157th New York Infantry
1st Brigade 3rd Division 11th Corps
300 yards in advance of this position were

Killed
4 officers, 23 men – 27
Wounded
8 officers, 158 men -166
Captured
6 officers, 108 men – 114.
Total casualties, 307.
July 1st, 1863.

From the left (east) side:

Mustered in September 19, 1862
Mustered out July 10, 1865

From the right (west) side:

The advanced position is designated by a marker.

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From the marker on Carlisle Road:

157th N.Y. Infantry
July 1, 1863

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