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14th Independent Battery
Civil War

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 Independent Battery Monument at Gettysburg
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.

INSCRIPTIONS
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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