14th Independent Battery
Taken from Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg (New York at Gettysburg)
by the New York Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and
Chattanooga. Albany, NY: J.B. Lyon Company, 1902.
14th New York Independent Battery.
Bronze Table, on the Irish Brigade monument, in honor of this battery. Another
tablet, on the opposite side, contains the inscription.
Front - 14TH NEW YORK IND'P'T BATTERY
IN MEMORY OF CAPTAIN JAMES MCKAY RORTY AND
FOUR MEN, WHO FELL AT THE " BLOODY ANGLE " JULY 3, 1863. THE
BATTERY WAS MUSTERED IN DECEMBER 9, 1861, AS PART OF THE
IRISH BRIGADE. IT WAS DETACHED THEREFROM AND AT GETTYSBURG WAS CONSOLIDATED
WITH BATTERY B, 1ST N. Y. ARTILLERY
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
March 14, 2006