There are two monuments to the First Volunteer Brigade of the Artillery Reserve at Gettysburg. They are located on Wheatfield Road (Tour map: Sickles Ave. at Excelsior Field) and on Hancock Avenue (Tour map: Hancock Avenue Part 1).

Monument to the 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac

The Wheatfield Road monument

From the Wheatfield Road monument:

Army of the Potomac 
Artillery Reserve
First Volunteer Brigade
Lieut. Col. Freeman McGilvery
5th Mass. Battery E
(10th New York Battery Attached)
Capt. Charles Phillips
9th Mass. Battery
Capt. John Bigelow Lieut. Richard S. Milton
15th NewYork Battery
Capt. Patrick Hart
Penna. Batteries C and F
Capt. James Thompson

July 2. Went into action at 3.30 P. M. on this road Batteries C and F Penna. on the right in the Peach Orchard line facing west. About 5 P. M. opened and repulsed a heavy column of infantry charging the Brigade. About 6 P. M. the Confederates gained position on the left and the infantry fell back leaving the artillery without support. Four batteries fell back 250 yards and renewed their fire. Battery B 1st New Jersey and 15th New York Battery retired from the field. The advanced line of the 3rd Corps having been abandoned the Artillery Brigade took up a new position 400 yards in the rear and opened on the enemy with canister and at 8 P. M. retired to the battle line of the army.

Monument to the 1st Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac

The Hancock Avenue monument

From the Hancock Avenue marker:

Army of the Potomac 
Artillery Reserve
First Volunteer Brigade
Lieut. Col. Freeman McGilvery

5th Mass. Battery E (10th New York Attached)
Capt. Charles A. Phillips

July 2. Engaged on Third Corps line on the Wheatfield Road.

9th Mass. Battery
Capt. John Bigelow Lieut. Richard S. Milton

July 2. Engaged on Third Corps line on the Wheatfield Road.
July 3. In Ziegler’s Grove.

15th New York Battery
Capt. Patrick Hart

July 2. Engaged on Third Corps line on the Wheatfield Road.
July 3. On Second Corps line south of Pleasonton Avenue.

Penna. Batteries C and F
Capt. James Thompson

July 2. Engaged in Peach Orchard.
July 3. On line with Battery K 4th U. S. on right and Hart’s Battery on left.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer 16 Men Wounded 10 Officers 61 Men Captured or Missing 5 Men Total 93

Monument to the Headquarters of the 1st Volunteer Brigade of the Artillery Reserve of the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg