The monument to the 136th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on Taneytown Road across from the National Cemetery. (National Cemetery tour map)
The 136th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel James Wood, Jr. It brought 488 men to the field, losing 17 killed, 89 wounded and 3 missing.
|Attached to the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac|
From the front of the monument:
136th New York Infantry
2d Brigade, 2d Div., 11th Corps
From the right side:
July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863.
Number engaged… (blank – an uncarved rectangle of stone is in the place where a number should be)
From the left side:
Mustered in Sept. 26th 1862.
Mustered out June 13th, 1865.
Recruited in Allegheny, Livingston
and Wyoming Counties, New York.
From the rear:
Transferred to the Army of
the Cumberland Oct. 18, 1863.
Location of the monument
The monument to the 136th New York is south of Gettysburg on the west side of Taneytown Road across from the National Cemetery, about 170 yards south of the intersection with Steinwehr Avenue.