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Welcome to the home page of the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry of the American Civil War!

This site is a project of the 28th Georgia / 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry reenacting unit, a non-profit organization, that allows us to share information about the 123rd New York. Much of the information on this site was submitted to us from decendants and historians of the 123rd New York and we thank all of you for your contributions and support. If you would like to submit information about the regiment, please contact our webmaster.

The new 123rd New York Monument
at the Resaca Battlefield!

123rd NY Monument Resaca

A monument to the 123rd New York Infantry has now been placed on the Resaca Battlefield in Resaca, Georgia. The 123rd New York fought there on May 14-15, 1864. This is the very first monument to the regiment anywhere in the entire Atlanta Campaign in Georgia. Click the following link to find out more about the monument and the monument dedication ceremony held on May 19, 2018.

The 123rd New York Monument Project

Our Fundraiser Book
is Now Available!

Our new book, Letters Home: The 123rd New York Infantry in the Atlanta Campaign, is now available. The book consists of letters and diary excerpts from the 123rd New York that were written during the Atlanta Campaign and the March to the Sea. All book proceeds will go entirely to local battlefield preservation efforts. To order a book, please click the following:

The 123rd New York Book

123rd New York Monument
Bentonville Battlefield, North Carolina
Here is the new monument to the 123rd New York that was erected by Larry Laboda in 2011 at the edge of his private property next to the Bentonville Battleground State Historic Site. For more about the monument, click here. For the story about the soil from Washington County, New York, that was placed at the base of the monument, click here. Photos by Bob Farrell.

123rd New York Monument
Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania
Sitting on top of the monument is the Greek goddess Clio, the Muse of History, writing down the names of the regiment and their deeds onto her tablet. Staff photo.


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