3rd New York Independent Artillery Battery

The 3rd New York Independent Artillery Battery served as members of Tompkins’ Brigade in the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The battery is honored by a monument.

3rd New York Independent Battery Monument. 3rd New York Independent Artillery Battery Gettysburg February 2012

Dedicated: July 3, 1888.

Location:  Taneytown Road, south of cemetery wall. It indicates the position to which the 3rd New York Independent Battery was ordered on July 3, 1863.

Description: Smooth and rough-hewn marker includes a State Seal in relief on the front face and the Greek Cross insignia of the Corps on the front and back. Other relief items include cannonballs and sponge and rammer.

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