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Sedgwick Avenue is named after Major General john Sedgwick, who commanded the 6th Corps. The Avenue runs one way north as a continuation of Sykes Avenue from its intersection with Wheatfield Road. At the intersection with United States Avenue it continues as Hancock Avenue.

Although Sedwick’s equestrian monument and headquarters marker are here, his 6th Corps was broken up as reserves and reinforcements all over the field after its arrival on July 2nd. He remarked at one point he had “not a man or gun under his command except for a few orderlies” and that “he might as well go home.”

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Tour map of Sedgwick Avenue on the Gettysburg battlefield

headquarters
Sykes’ 5th Corps Headquarters
 • Sedwick’s 6th Corps Headquarters • 6th Corps • 6th Corps Artillery • 6th Corps, 1st Division • 6th Corps, 1st Division, 1st Brigade • 6th Corps, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade • 6th Corps, 3rd Division • 6th Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade 12th Corps, 2nd Division, 1st Brigade 

monument to an individual
John Sedgwick

regimental and battery monuments
1st Massachusetts Cavalry • 7th Massachusetts • 10th Massachusetts • 37th Massachusetts • 5th Maine • New Jersey Brigade • New York Light Artillery, Battery C • 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company H • 93rd Pennsylvania • 95th Pennsylvania • 2nd Rhode Island

battlefield farms
George Weikert Farm