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1st Artillery Regiment (Light)
Battery E
Civil War
Monument at Gettysburg

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.

Monument at Gettysburg for Battery E 1st NY Artillery in the Civil War
On East Cemetary Hill.

INSCRIPTION
ERECTED 1891 BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO COMMEMORATE THE DETACHED MEN OF BATTERY "E", FIRST N. Y. LT. ARTILLERY SERVING WITH "L" (REYNOLDS). THESE WORKS WERE BUILT AND HELD BY BATTERY "L", LIEUTENANT GEORGE BRECK, COMMANDING, AGAINST ASSAULTS OF INFANTRY AND ARTILLERY DURING THE SECOND AND THIRD DAYS OF JULY, 1863 THIS MONUMENT IS COMMITTED TO THE CARE OF A DEAR COUNTRY WE WERE PROUD TO SERVE.

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Last modified: March 14, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/artillery/1stArtLt/1stArtLtBatEMonument.htm

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