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Wright and Howe Avenues today is one of the quieter corners of the Gettysburg battlefield –  just as it was in 1863. The Avenues are named for Major General Albion Howe and Brigadier General Horatio G. Wright, who commanded the two divisions of the 6th Corps. The Avenues follow the positions of two brigades of the Union Sixth Army Corps that were held in reserve during the battle to guard against a flank attack behind the Round Tops. They are not part of the National Park Auto Tour.

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Tour map of Wright and Howe Avenues on the Gettysburg battlefield

headquarters
6th Corps, 2nd Division
 • 6th Corps, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade • 6th Corps, 2nd Division, 2nd Brigade

brigade, regimental, and battery monuments
6th Maine
 • 3rd Massachusetts Battery • 1st New York Artillery, Battery C • 49th Pennsylvania • 119th Pennsylvania • 1st Vermont Brigade • 5th Wisconsin