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149th Monument at GettysburgThe 149th NY State Volunteer Infantry participated in some of the most important battles of the US Civil War. Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Lookout Mountain were just some of the battles fought by the men of the 149th.  Their Gettysburg monument is seen here to the left. 

They were part of the "Crack Division" of Sherman's Army which never lost an artillery piece or a stand of color.   Six members of the149th in Atlanta 149th received the Congressional Medal of Honor.   The regiment's  efforts were further recognized when William Fox included them among the top 300 fighting units in the Union.

This web site is dedicated to their courage and sacrifice.


What's New

There is a new section on Civil War monuments that were dedicated to the 149th and their leaders.  The speeches given at the dedication of the 149th Monument at Gettysburg are now available.

Information on each man in the Field and Staff is now online.  Information on the men of Company A is now being added.

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