134th New York Infantry

The 134th New York Infantry Regiment served as members of Coster’s Brigade in von Steinwher’s Division of the Eleventh Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a position marker.

Vertical monument with a pyramidal cap and topped with a minie ball finial is installed on a tiered, rough-hewn base. Bronze elements include a knapsack, cartridge box, State Seal tondo and a crescent Corps insignia. It indicates the position held by the 134th New York Infantry on July 2 & 3, 1863. duplicate (18460) duplicate (18459) Gettysburg September 2010

Location: East Cemetery Hill, northeast of National Cemetery entrance. The monument indicates the position held by the 134th New York Infantry on July 2 & 3, 1863. Sited by Coster’s brigade wall, indicates position held by 134th New York July, 2-3, 1863.

Description: Monument is one of 90 in the park honoring New York troops who participated in the Gettysburg campaign. Vertical monument with a pyramidal cap and topped with a minie ball finial is installed on a tiered, rough-hewn base. Bronze elements include a knapsack, cartridge box, State Seal tondo and a crescent Corps insignia. Monument is a four-part stepped granite shaft with an ornate apex set on a 6.8 foot square base. The lower two sections of the shaft are rough hewn stone with tooled edges. The upper two sections of the shaft are polished stone with a bronze haversack and a shield and cartridge box affixed to it. An incised inscription appears on the front and rear of the upper part. Overall height is 10.1 feet.

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