Preservation

Besides reenacting and providing educational programs the 125th NY is dedicated to preserving Civil War sites throughout the Capital District and around the country.

In the past several years the 125th has given thousands of dollars to the Civil War Preservation Trust.

It has also adopted the 125th Regimental Monument at Gettysburg National Park, paid for the restoration of the surviving 125th Regimental Flags that belong to the NYS Military Museum, donated money to other reenactor organizations so that hey can preserve their flags and worked to restore and rededicate Civil War veteran’s gravesite through out the Capital District.

FlagThe 125th’s Regimental Flag. Owned by the NYS Military Museum. Restoration paid for by the 125th NY Regimental Association

 

USA Flag

The 125th Regiment’s National Colors. Owned by the NYS Military Musuem. Restoration paid for by the 125th NY Regimental Association.

Gideon

 The 125th Regiment’s National Colors. Owned by the NYS Military Museum. Restoration paid for by the 125th NY Regimental Association.

Albany Rural Cemetary 2008

125th NY Honor Guard participating with the Sons of Union Veterans (SUV) in rededicating the grave of a CW soldier in the Albany Rural Cemetery’s Soldier and Sailors Plot. 2008

Patrick Fitzpatrick

The 125th at the rededication of the Patrick Fitzpatrick grave in Coxsackie NY.  the rededication was held by his descendents to honor him.  Mr. Fitzpatrick was a member of the 69th NY.  One of the “Irish Brigade” regiments in the Army of the Potomac.

 

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