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97th Regiment
Monument at Gettysburg

97th 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.

INSCRIPTIONS
Front - 97TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, 2D BRIGADE 2D DIVISION 1ST CORPS.
Reverse - HELD THE ENEMY IN CHECK HERE FROM 12:30 TO 3 P. M., JULY 1, 1863. DURING THIS TIME CHARGED ACROSS THE FIELD TO THE WEST, ASSISTING IN CAPTURING IVERSON'S BRIGADE, AND SECURING FLAG OF 20TH N. C.
Left Side - JULY 2 AND 3 ENGAGED ON CEMETERY HLLL, AND AT ZIEGLER'S GROVE. CASUALTIES KILLED 12 WOUNDED 36 MISSING 78
Right Side - (CONKLING RIFLES) ORGANIZED AND COMMANDED BY COL. CHAS. WHEELOCK, OF BOONVILLE, N. Y.

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: March 30, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/97thInf/97thInfMonument.htm

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