About David Parker
David Parker was in the civil war union side. Enlisted in Company I, New York 61st Infantry Regiment on 06 Nov 1861.Mustered out on 15 Mar 1864 at New York, NY. He was wounded at Gettysburg, PA on July 2nd 1863. With the Clinton brigade at the "Battle of the Wheat field".
From the front of the monument:
61st Regt. N.Y. Infy. 1st Brig. 1st Div. 2nd Corps
Organized September 1861. Mustered out July 14th 1865.
From the rear of the monument :
This position held by the 61st Regt. N.Y. infy. on the afternoon of July 2, 1863.
Casualties, killed 6 wounded 56 total loss 62.