New York Monuments Commission

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The New York Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg, Chattanooga and Antietam was a commission set up by New York State to honor the dead from Battle of Gettysburg, Battle of Chattanooga and Battle of Antietam. General Daniel Edgar Sickles served as chairman until forced out over accusations of embezzling $27,000 from the commission.[1] Lewis R. Stegman replaced him as chairman in 1912.[2]


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  1. ^ "Seeks To Wipe Out Sickles Commission. Fine Arts Federation Would Have a State Art Board Named to Take Its Place". New York Times. December 12, 1912. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  2. ^ "General Sickle's Place Filled". Christian Science Monitor. December 11, 1912. Retrieved 2010-11-30. ... funds are many thousands of dollars short its chairman Gen Daniel E Sickles has been succeeded by Col Lewis R Stegman of Brooklyn General Sickles ...