134th New York Volunteer Infantry Bronze Tablet, Coster Avenue, Gettysburg

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Seven Stars on October 27, 2010

The text reads as follows:

134TH REGIMENT NEW YORK INFANTRY LIEUT. COLONEL A.H. JACKSON COMMANDING 1ST. BRIGADE COLONEL CHARLES R. COSTER 2D. DIVISION BRIGADIER GENERAL A. VON STEINWEHR 11TH. CORPS MAJOR GENERAL O.O. HOWARD JULY 1ST. 1863

THE REGIMENT WITH THE BRIGADE WAS THROWN FORWARD TO CHECK THE RAPID ADVANCE OF HAY'S AND HOKE'S BRIGADES OF EARLY'S DIVISION EWELL'S CORPS AND PROTECT BARLOW'S DIVISION THAT WAS BEING HARD PRESSED, THE CONFEDERATE LINE OF BATTLE OUTFLANKING THE BRIGADE IN OVERWHELMING NUMBERS. THE 134TH REGIMENT OCCUPYING THE EXTREME RIGHT OF THE UNION LINE WAS CRUSHED BY THE IMPACT AND THE FLANK AND REAR FIRING OF THAT DESPERATE CHARGE. THE REGIMENTAL MONUMENT ON EAST CEMETERY HILL IS ON THE GROUND OCCUPIED JULY 2D. AND 3D. THIS TABLET MARKS THE POSITION WHERE ITS CASUALTIES WERE GREATEST OF ANY BATTLE IN WHICH IT WAS EVER ENGAGED. LOSS AT GETTYSBURG JULY 1ST. 252

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