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59th Regiment
Monument at Gettysburg

59th's Monument at Gettysburg

INSCRIPTIONS
Front - 59TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, 3D BRIG. 2D DIV. 2D CORPS.
Reverse - FOUR COMPANIES OF THIS REGIMENT HELD THIS POSITION JULY 2 AND 3, 1863, WHERE MAX. A. THOMAN, LIEUT. COLONEL IN COMMAND, FELL MORTALLY WOUNDED. CASUALTIES; KILLED 6, WOUNDED 28.
Left Side - MUSTERED IN JULY 4, 1861. PARTICIPATED IN 23 ENGAGEMENTS. MUSTERED OUT JUNE 30, 1865.
Right Side - COMMANDERS: W. L. TlDBALL, M. A. THOMAN, H. P. RUGG, W. A. OLMSTED.

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/59thInf/59thInfMonument.htm

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