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Hancock Avenue begins as a continuation of Sedgwick Avenue north of United States Avenue. It is one-way northbound and is part of the National Park Auto tour. It was named in honor of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, whose Second Army Corps fought all along the length of the avenue.

The avenue’s southern section is lined with a Union monuments and markers, including several to the artillery batteries who defended this part of the line during the heavy fighting on both July 2nd and 3rd.

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Tour map of Hancock Avenue Part 1 on the Gettysburg battlefield

headquarters
2nd Corps, 1st Division
 • Artillery Reserve, 1st Volunteer Brigade

monuments to individuals
Father Corby

regimental and battery monuments
2nd Connecticut Artillery
 • 6th Maine Battery • 5th Massachusetts Battery • 1st Minnesota • 2nd New Jersey Battery • 1st New York Artillery, Battery G • 15th New York Battery • Pennsylvania Battery B • 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artilery • 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry • 88th Pennsylvania • 90th Pennsylvania • 148th Pennsylvania

battlefield farms
George Weickert Farm

other monuments
New York Auxilliary Monument