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The monument to the 60th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment and a position marker for its Company I are southeast of Gettysburg on Culp’s Hill, on the trail from the summit down the southeast slope. (39.819655° N, 77.220079° W; Google map; Monument map: Culp’s Hill North) The monument was dedicated in 1888 and the marker in 1889 by the State of New York.

Monument to th 60th New York on the Gettysburg battlefield

The 60th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Abel Godard. It brought 273 men to the field, losing 11 killed and 41 wounded.

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

From the front of the monument:

60th New York Infantry.

3d Brig. 2d Div. 12th Corps.

View of the rear of the Monument to the 60th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

View of the rear of the Monument

From the rear of the monument:

July 2d and 3d 1863.
Casualties,
Killed 11, wounded 41.
—-
Principal Engagements.
Antietam.
Chancellorsville.
Gettysburg.
Lookout Mountain.
Ringgold.
Atlanta.

Marker for Company I of the View of the rear of the 60th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

Marker for Company I of the 60th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

From the marker to Company I:

July 2 and 3 1863
Company “I” 60th New York Infantry
Captain Jesse H Jones
First Sergeant James Brown
Sergeants
Jarvis P Blount   Chas Gray killed
Wm. Leahy    D E Nash
Corporals
Geo Courtney Peter McDonald killed
Lewis C. Peck    Julius Rising
A R Townsend klled     Fred S. Winslow
Enlisted men
Laban Babcock      J M Brownson
J E Chaffee      N J Chaffee
H W Davis      David DeCair
Thos Debuke      Bateman Fiske
Rufus Fiske      Palmer Hartson
Follett Johnson      Dennis Leahy
Samuel Lebrake      Patrick Maley
Geo Matthews      Thos N Murphy
William Murphy killed
Judson Nobles      C O Pease
Nelson Peck      James Poquet
Joseph Reagan      Philo Sheldon
Cas E Waist      Myron A Ward