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71st Regiment
Monument at Gettysburg

71st's Monument at Gettysburg

INSCRIPTIONS
SICKLES' EXCELSIOR BRIGADE BRIGADE, 2D DIVISION, 3D CORPS. COL. W. R. BREWSTER, COMMANDING. POSITION JULY 2, 1863, 2 TO 6 P. M. JULY 3, SUPPORTED LEFT CENTRE. E PLURIBUS UNUM.
71ST NEW YORK. INFANTRY (2ND EXCELSIOR) ON THE AFTERNOON OF THE 2D OF JULY 1863, THE BRIGADE OF WHICH THIS REGIMENT FORMED A PART SUPPORTED CARR'S BRIGADE IN RESISTING THE ASSAULT OF THE ENEMY ALONG THE LINE OF THE EMMITSBURG ROAD. ON JULY 3D, SUPPORTED THE; LEFT CENTRE OF THE ARMY. CASUALTIES. 14 KILLED, 64 WOUNDED, 13 MISSING. TOTAL, 91. MUSTERED IN JUNE 20, 1861. MUSTERED OUT JULY 30, 1864.

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: March 27, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/71stInf/71stInfMonument.htm

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