“1st Long Island Volunteers”
The monument to the 67th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment is southeast of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue. (North Culp’s Hill tour map) It was dedicated in 1888 by the State of New York.
The 67th New York was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Nelson Cross, whose brother Edward was killed at Gettysburg leading a brigade in the Wheatfield.
The 67th brought 356 men to the field, losing 1 missing.
From the front of the monument:
1st Long Island Volunteers
67th N.Y. Inf’y
1st Brig. 3d Div. 6th Corps
From the bronze tablet on the front of the monument:
It is over
From the rear of the monument:
Held this position July 3rd; then moved double quick to left centre to resist Confederate charge upon our batteries.
From the right side of the monument:
Accepted and mustered in as U.S. Volunteers June 20, 1861.
Mustered out July 4, 1864.
320 re-enlisted veterans served through the war.
From the left side of the monument:
Engaged in 23 battles;
Army of the Potomac,
July 2d – 3d 1863.
The monument to the 67th New York is southeast of Gettysburg on Culp’s Hill, on the west side of Slocum Avenue about 75 yards north of the intersection with Willams Avenue. (39°49’03.8″N 77°13’11.0″W)