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1st Artillery Regiment (Light)
Battery G
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 G 1st NY Artillery in the Civil War
In the Peach Orchard, on the east side of the Emmitsbury Road. Big Round Top in the distance on the right.

INSCRIPTION
Front: BATTERY G (AMES) 1ST N. Y. LIGHT ARTILLERY. ENGAGED HERE WITH 3RD CORPS 3 P. M. TO 5.30 P. M. JULY 2, 1863. JULY 3, ON CEMETERY RIDGE WITH 1ST DlV. 2D CORPS CASUALTIES, 7 WOUNDED.
Reverse: MUSTERED IN SEPT. 22, 1861 PRINCIPAL ENGAGEMENTS: FAIR OAKS, PEACH ORCHARD, SAVAGE STATION, WHITE OAK SWAMP, MALVERN HILL, ANTIETAM, FREDERICKSBURG, CHANCELLORSVILLE, GETTYSBURG, AUBURN HILL, BRISTOE STATION, ROBERTSON'S TAVERN, WILDERNESS, Po RIVER, SPOTSYLVANIA, NORTH ANNA, TOTOPOTOMOY, COLD HARBOR, PETERSBURG JUNE 16, 1864, TO APRIL 3, 1865.MUSTERED OUT JUNE 19, 1865.

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