The monument to Hood’s Texas Brigade is south of Gettysburg on South Confederate Avenue just east of Emmitsburg Road. (39.790248° N, 77.254402° W; Google map; Monument map: South Confederate Avenue)

The monument is a few yards from the State of Texas Monument and headquarters markers for Hood’s Division and Robertson’s Brigade.

Monument to Hood's Texas Brigade at GGettysburg

From the monument:

C.S.A.
Hood’s Texas Brigade
Brig. – General
J. B. Robertson
commanding
1st, 4th, 5th Texas 3rd Arkansas
Infantry Regiments
July 2nd and 3rd, 1863.

The Texas Brigade consisted of three Texas and one Arkansas infantry regiments. It was commanded by Brigadier General Jerome Bonaparte Robertson until he was wounded on July 2nd.

From the nearby State of Texas Monument:

From near this spot the Texas Brigade at about 4:30 p.m. on July 2 crossed Emmitsburg Road and advanced with Hood’s Division across Plum Run toward Little Round Top. The Texas Brigade after severe fighting on the slopes of Little Round Top retired to a position on the south side of Devil’s Den. The Brigade then fell back to a position near this memorial on the evening of July 3. On the field at Gettysburg the Texas Brigade suffered 597 casualties.

The 1st Texas Infantry was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel P. A. Work. It brought 426 men to Gettysburg in 12 instead of the usual 10 companies, and lost 29 killed, 46 wounded, and 22 missing or captured. See more on the 1st Texas in the Civil War.

The 4th Texas Infantry was commanded by Colonel J.C.G. Key. He was wounded on July 2nd, and Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin F. Carter briefly took over until he was also wounded, leaving Major J.P. BaneIt in command. The 4th Texas brought 415 men to Gettysburg and lost 28 killed, 53 wounded, and 31 missing or captured. See more on the 4th Texas in the Civil War.

The 5th Texas Infantry was commanded by Colonel R. M. Powell. He was wounded on July 2nd and later captured. Lieutenant Colonel King Bryan was also wounded immediately after, leaving Major S.C. Rogers in command. The 5th brought 409 men to Gettysburg and lost 54 killed, 112 wounded, and 45 missing or captured. See more on the 5th Texas in the Civil War.

The 3rd Arkansas Infantry was commanded by Colonel Van H. Manning. It brought 479 men to Gettysburg and lost 43 killed, 101 wounded, and 40 missing or captured. See more on the 3rd Arkansas in the Civil War.

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