60th New York Infantry

The 60th New York Infantry served as members of Greene’s Brigade in Geary’s Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a company marker.

Monument to the 60th New York Infantry, Culp's Hill summit. original (20157) Gettysburg April 2011

Dedicated: July 2, 1888. Relocated Oct. 1902.

Location: Slocum Avenue, southeast slope of Culp’s Hill. It indicates the position occupied by the 60th New York Infantry from 6:00 A.M. on July 2, 1863.

Description: Vertical shaft with a pyramidal cap and smooth and rough-hewn surfaces stands on a tiered base. The cap rests on a row of minie balls. A round relief of a State Seal is affixed to the lower front. Above the Seal are crossed muskets and wreaths in relief. Stars are on the cap faces. Monument is one of 90 in the park honoring New York troops who participated in the Gettysburg campaign. Monument is a two-part shaft with a pyramid top containing a star and set on a seven foot square rough cut base with a tooled edge. The lower part of the shaft has a bronze state medallion and a relief of accoutrements. The upper part has a front and rear smooth face with polished excised inscriptions and rough cut sides. Overall height is 12.4 feet.  In October 1902, the monument was relocated some 30 feet northwest to the “true position of Company I.”

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