84th New York Infantry
"14th Brooklyn State Militia"


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84th New York Infantry 84th Brooklyn Antietam
North side of Confederate Avenue

Monument Text

At the Battle of Antietam

On this spot, known as "The Cornfield", the 84th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry - (14th Brooklyn, N.Y. S. M. ) of the 1st Brigade, Col. Phelps, 1st Division - Gen. Doubleday, 1st Corps, Gen. Hooker, was hotly engaged on the morning of September 17, 1862 - The Regiment's loss in the day's battle was, officers and men -Killed 8 Wounded 23

At "South Mountain", the prelude to "Antietam" September 14, 1862, it lost - Killed 8 Wounded 18
making in the two days, a total loss of 54 killed and wounded.

This monument is grateful remembrance of these her sons, is Erected by the State of New York Fourteenth Brooklyn

Battle at Gettysburg
Stone Avenue, McPherson Ridge
 

Plaque Reads:

14th. (Brooklyn) Infantry N. Y. S. M.
(84th. N. Y. Volunteers)
2nd. Brigade, 1st. Division, 1st. Corps.
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Here in the forenoon, July 1st. 1863, the Regiment opened fire on A. P. Hill's Corps; afterwards charged successfully on Davis's Brigade at the Railroad to the right and rear of this position, as indicated by a monument there; later had a running fight through Gettysburg to Culp's Hill, where at night, July 2nd, repulsed the advance of Johnson's Division of Ewell's Corps; then moved to the right to reinforce the 12th. Corps, as recorded on tablet in bolder to the right of the hill.  It lost in the battle 13 killed, 105 wounded and 99 missing.

Base of monument:

Dedicated July 1, 1893

 

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North Reynolds Avenue, over the Railroad Cut

Bronze Plaque:

14th
Regt. N. Y. S. M.
2nd Brigade
1st Division
1st Army
Corps

Lower Inscription:

On this spot
at 10:30 A. M. July 1, 1863, this Regiment participated in the repulse of Davis Mississippi Brigade and the capture of a large portion of that command took into the engagement 356 officers and men, and by the War Department record lost during the three days 217.

Rear:

Erected and dedicated A. D. 1887

Right Side:

July 1, first engaged the enemy between the McPherson House and Reynolds Grove. Subsequently moved to this place and engaged Davis Brigade, remained at the Railroad Cut at Seminary Ridge until the final retreat, had a running fight through Gettysburg to Culp's Hill on the evening of the 2nd and again on the morning of the 3rd. Went to the support of Greene's Brigade and was heavily engaged.

Left Side:

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia (84th N. Y. Vols.) entered the U. S. volunteer service April 18, 1861. Participated in 22 engagements with the enemy and was discharged on expiration of term of service June 6, 1864.

Roster

 

Thomas H. Abbott B Private Sergeant
George E. Baldwin B Private Private
Albert H. Clark D,E Private Private
John R. Davenport H Private Sergeant
William A. Egolf E Private Corporal
Thomas Flood F Private Private
William A. Langdon D Corporal Sergeant
William J. Morris K Private Private
Jacob Rabb (Rab) G Private Private
James E. Reynolds E Private Private
Alonzo H. Spaulding (Spalding) D Private Private
Abram Storms Musician Second Class Musician Second Class
Joseph M. Weston A Private Private
Ferdinand Young K Private Private
George H. Fisher F&S Musician Musician
George Manee C Sergeant     Sergeant
Henry Everding G Private Private
       
       
       


Tendered services to Government and left Brooklyn for Washington, D.C., May 18, 1861. Mustered into United States service at Washington May 25, 1861. Attached to Mansfield's Command, Defenses of Washington, to June, 1861. Porter's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Keyes' Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Keyes' Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Camp at Meridian Hill, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until July 2, 1861. Advance into Virginia and occupation of Arlington Heights May 23-24. Camp near Arlington House July 2-16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty at Arlington Heights until September 28. Advance on Munson's and Hall's Hills September 28. At Upton's Hill until March, 1862. Skirmish, Fall's Church Road, near Fairfax Court House, November 18, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 4-19. Camp at Falmouth until May 25. McDowell's advance on Richmond, Va., May 25-29. Operations against Jackson May 29-June 21. Duty at Falmouth until August 5. Expedition to Po River July 23-25 (Cos. "B" and "E"). Mt. Carmel Church July 23. Reconnaissance to Spottsylvania Court House August 5-8. March to Cedar Mountain March 10-11. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 20. March to Falmouth, Va., October 26-November 22. At Brooks' Station November 22-December 8. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth and Belle Plain until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Expedition to Port Conway April 22-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. At Manassas Junction until August 1. At Rappahannock Station until August 14. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Provost duty at Culpeper, Va., December 28, 1863, to May 4, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapid February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 4-22. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Left front May 22 and arrived at Brooklyn May 24. Veterans and Recruits attached to 12th New York Battalion May 21, then transferred to 5th New York Veteran Infantry June 2, 1864. Regiment mustered out June 14 to date June 6, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 154 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 69 Enlisted men by disease. Total 231.

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