73rd New York Infantry

73rd New York Infantry (HM8HZ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.126', W 77° 14.89'

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New York - Gettysburg
Second Fire Zouaves

Major Michael W. Burns commanding
Sickles' Excelsior Brigade
Colonel William R. Brewster
Second Division
Brig. General A.A. Humphreys
Third Corps
Major General D.E. Sickles
Mustered in July 10 1861
Mustered out June 29 1865

The Fourth
Excelsior Regiment

was conducted to this position by
Major H.E. Tremain
of the Third Corps staff
about 5.30 p.m. on July 2 1863
its loss on this field was
killed 4 officers
and 47 enlisted men
wounded 11 officers
and 92 enlisted men
missing 8 aggregate 162

The Second
Fire Zouaves

served with
the Army of the Potomac
and participated in its campaigns
from Yorktown 1862
to Appomattox 1865
Total enrollment 1350
Total casualties 711
Erected 1897
Known also as
the Fourth Regiment of
Sickles Excelsior Brigade

Volunteer Fire Department
New York City

Organized 1658
Disbanded 1865
This monument was erected at the instance
of the volunteer fireman of the City of New York
represented by the figure on the left
in grateful recognition of the services rendered
by the Second Fire Zouaves on this field
in defense of the Union July 2 1863
Board of Trustees
Under Chapter 397 Laws of New York 1897
Robert B. Nooney - George W. Anderson - Richard Cullen
Mathew Stewart - Peter J. Hickey - Michael F. Wynn
Thomas Fair - John Sidell - Francis McCarthy
HM NumberHM8HZ
Year Placed1897
Placed ByCity of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 3:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307535 N 4408210
Decimal Degrees39.80210000, -77.24816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.126', W 77° 14.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 7.56" N, 77° 14' 53.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 469 Sickles Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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