1862-1865 New York Infantry. 123d Regiment.

Report of the monument committee of the One hundred and twenty-third regiment New York Infantry Volunteers. 1st Brig., 1st Div., 20th Corps online

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patience to have borne all the affronts, the insinuations, and the
embarrassments that your Committee has had to meet.

After a verv Avide search in which your Committee spent months,
they Avere fortunate in securing a most appropriate design, and also
in placing it in the hands of a thoroughly reliable company, Avhose
Avork has evervwhere received tlu- very highest commendation, both



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lor I'xci'llcncc and urtislic ([iiiilit y. 'riic material is iiii('(iiiallt'(l ami
the work above caviling criticism, ami llu; whole is cmiiu'iitly satis
1"a<'tory to your t'ommittee. So fully are we agreed iu tiiis, that wr
not only desire, but invite the closest inspection and most rigid crit-
icism, and would express the hope that you all and the good people
of Washington County, will make a pilgrimage to Gettysburg, our
National ]Mecca, and see the result of your Committee's work.

The dedication of tlie Monument was attended with simple yet ap-
propriate services on Sept. 4, ISSS, the Twenty-Sixth anniversary of
the muster-in of the Kegiment into the United States service. A
little company of the survivors of the Regiment, with a number of
the honored citizens of this < ounty, gathered alioiit the beautiful
and elegant Memorial, on the s])()t made sacred by the devotion and
blood of our Comrades, and b}' no])le words and deep emotions, paid
fitting tribute to the love and loj-alty that made it a necessity, as
well as to the continued interest and material assistance b}' which
the citizens of the good County of Washington had made this an as-
sured success.

In conclusion, allow us to thank this Honorable Board and its con-
stituents, for the interest, the assistance, the moral and material aid,
and all the other acts of kindness by which you and they have laid
your Committee under obligations.

All of which is respectfully submitted.

For the Committee,

Oct. 14, 181)0. SETII C. CAKV, Chairman.






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