1st Artillery Regiment (Light)
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.
In the Peach Orchard, on the east side of the Emmitsbury Road. Big Round Top
in the distance on the right.
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,
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
March 14, 2006