125th New York Infantry

125th New York Infantry (HM9L5)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.883', W 77° 14.114'

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3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps

125th New York Infantry,
3d Brig. 3d Div. 2d Corps.
Recruited in Rensselaer Co. N.Y.
Mustered in at Troy, N.Y. Aug. 27th 1862.
Engaged in 23 battles.
Mustered out at Albany, N.Y. June 5th 1865.

George Lamb Willard.
Colonel 125th New York Infantry. Major 19th United States Infantry and Brevet-Colonel United States Army.
Born August 15, 1827. Killed in action July 2, 1863, while in command of his Brigade at the place marked by a granite monument 1,070 yards to the left.
July 2, 1863, Regiment in line at the stone wall until 7 p.m. when the Brigade went to the support of the Third Corps. Charged and drove back Barksdale's Mississippi Brigade. Returned at 8:30 p.m.
July 3, 1863, Regiment in front on line of the stone wall west side of Hancock Avenue at time of Longstreet's assault.
Number engaged, 500; killed 26; wounded 104; missing 9; Total 139. Regiment participated in all of the battles engaged in by the Army of the Potomac from that time up to and including Appomattox, Va., April 9, 1865.
HM NumberHM9L5
Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308677 N 4409583
Decimal Degrees39.81471667, -77.23523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.883', W 77° 14.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 52.98" N, 77° 14' 6.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 726 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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