Monument at Gettysburg

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Taken from Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg (New York at Gettysburg) by the New York Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga. Albany, NY: J.B. Lyon Company, 1902

INSCRIPTIONS
SICKLES' EXCELSIOR BRIGADE 2D BRIGADE, 2D DIVISION, 3D CORPS. COL. W. R. BREWSTER, COMMANDING. POSITION JULY 2, 1863, 2 TO 6 P. M. JULY 3, SUPPORTED LEFT CENTRE. E PLURIBUS UNUM. 
72D NEW YORK INFANTRY (3D EXCELSIOR) ON THE AFTERNOON OF THE 2D OF JULY 1863, THE BRIGADE OF WHICH THIS REGIMENT FORMED A PART SUPPORTED CARR'S BRIGADE IN RESISTING THE ASSAULT OF THE ENEMY ALONG THE LINE OF THE EMMITSBURG ROAD. ON JULY 3, SUPPORTED THE LEFT CENTRE OF THE ARMY. CASUALTIES. 7 KILLED, 94 WOUNDED 15 MISSING, TOTAL 116. MUSTERED IN JUNE 20, 1861. MUSTERED OUT JULY 19, 1864.