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New York (State). Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Ch Final report on the battlefield of Gettysburg

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.298 Author/Creator: New York (State). Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Ch Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Book Date: 1900 Pagination: 3 v. : 1462 p. , 120 p. of plates ; 28.2 x 22.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Spine title: New York at Gettysburg. Monuments commission report for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga. Albany: J.B. Lyon Company. Written in accordance with a New York state act "to provide for designating the positions and movements of the troops of the State of New York on the battlefield of Gettysburg." Contains itineraries, rosters, and casualty lists of the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia, and reports of monument dedication ceremonies. Contains maps in each volume related to the Battle of Gettysburg.

Background Information: The Commission was authorized by the New York State Legislature to determine the positions and movements of New York organizations engaged in the Civil War and to erect memorials, monuments, ...and markers. Daniel E. Sickles chaired the New York Monuments Commission from 1886 to 1912, when he was removed by an embezzlement scandal. See More

People: New York (State). Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga.

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Battle of GettysburgBattle of ChattanoogaMilitary HistoryCivil WarUnion Forces

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