“Cameron Rifles”

The monument to the 68th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment is southeast of Gettysburg on Wainwright Avenue. (39.821928° N, 77.22763° W; Google map; Tour map: Wainwright Avenue) It was dedicated in 1888 by the State of New York.

monument to the 68th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

The 68th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Gotthilf Von Boury d’Ivernois. It brought 264 men to the field.

11th Corps Headquarters Flag 11C-1D

From the front of the monument:

68th New York Infantry
1st Brigade 1st Division 11th Corps

From the rear:

This regiment having participated in the first day of the battle, held this position on the 2nd and 3rd of July, 1863.

From the left side:

Casualties
killed 8 wounded 63 missing 67.

From the left side:

Mustered in at New York City, Aug. 24, 1861.
Mustered out at Fort Pulaski, Ga.,  Nov. 30, 1865.

monument to the 68th New York Infantry at Gettysburg

View of the monument at the base of Cemetery Hill. The statue of General Hancock can be seen at the top of the hill just to the left of the monument, and the statue of General Howard is at the far right.

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