Monuments to Individuals at Gettysburg


The monument to Colonel George Ward is south of Gettysburg on Emmitsburg Road in the field north of the Codori farm buildings. (39.812239° N, 77.238737° W; Google map; Tour map: Emmitsburg Rd. – Codori Farm)

The monument to Ward’s 15th Massachusetts Infantry is 250 yards to the east.

2nd Corps Headquarters Flag 2C-2D

Monument to Colonel George H. Ward at Gettysburg

From the front of the monument:

Here fell, mortally wounded
July 2d 1863
George H. Ward, Colonel Commanding
15th Mass. Vols.
His comrades and fellow
citizens of Worcester
raise this memorial of his
valor and partiotism.

Bas-relief from the monument to Colonel George H. Ward at Gettysburg

Bas-relief from the monument

From the rear:

1st Brig. 2nd Div.
2nd Army Corps.

Monument to Colonel George H. Ward at Gettysburg