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125th Regiment
Monument at Gettysburg

125th Regiment's Monument at Gettysburg

INSCRIPTIONS
Front 125TH NEW YORK INFANTRY. 3D BRIG. 3D DIV. 2D CORPS. RECRUITED IN RENSSELAER Co. N. Y. MUSTERED IN AT TROY, N. Y. AUG. 27, 1862. ENGAGED IN 23 BATTLES MUSTERED OUT AT ALBANY, N. Y. JUNE 5, 1865.
Reverse - GEORGE LAMB WILLARD COLONEL 125TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, MAJOR 19TH UNITED STATES INFANTRY, AND BREVET-COLONEL UNITED STATES ARMY. BORN AUGUST 15, 1827. KILLED IN ACTION JULY 2, 1863, WHILE IN COMMAND OF HIS BRIGADE, AT THE PLACE MARKED BY A GRANITE MONUMENT IO7O YARDS TO THE LEFT. JULY 2, 1863. REGIMENT IN LINE AT THE STONE WALL UNTIL 7 p. M., WHEN THE BRIGADE WENT TO THE SUPPORT OF THE THIRD CORPS. CHARGED AND DROVE BACK BARKSDALE'S MISSISSIPPI BRIGADE. RETURNED AT 8.30 P. M. JULY 3, 1863. REGIMENT IN FRONT ON LINE OF THE STONE WALL, WEST SIDE OF HANCOCK AVENUE AT TIME OF LONGSTREET'S ASSAULT. NUM-BER ENGAGED, 50O; KILLED 26; WOUNDED, IO4; MlSSING 9; TOTAL 139. REGIMENT PARTICIPATED IN ALL OF THE BATTLES ENGAGED IN BY THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC FROM THAT TIME UP TO AND INCLUDING APPOMATTOX, VA., APRIL 9, 1865.

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: March 19, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/125thInf/125thInfMonument.htm

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