69th Infantry Colors Lead NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade
Photo Credit: Photo by Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg, 42nd Infantry Division.
NEW YORK - Members of the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment color guard march down Lexington Avenue returning to the unit armory following the New York City Saint Patrick's Day parade March 17. The 69th Infantry, famouse for its part of the Civil War's Irish Brigade, has long historic ties to its Irish heritage. The 69th Infantry has led the city's Saint Patrick's Day parade up 5th Avenue for the past 159 years.
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