5th Corps Headquarters Flag
Attached to the 5th Corps of the Army of the Potomac


The monument to the 5th Corps Artillery Brigade is south of Gettysburg on the east side of Sykes Avenue on Little Round Top. (Tour map: Little Round Top)

Monument to the 5th Corps Artillery Brigade on Little Round Top at Gettysburg

photo by Chet Trybus

From the monument:

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps
Artillery Brigade 
Capt. Augustus R. Martin
Mass. 3d Battery C Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. Aaron F Walcott
1st New York Battery C Four 3 Inch Rifles
Capt. Almont Barnes
1st Ohio Battery L Six 12 Pounders
Capt. Frank C. Gibbs
5th U. S. Battery D Six 10 Pounders
Lieut. Charles E. Hazlett Lieut. Benjamin F. Rittenhouse
5th U. S. Battery I Four 3 Inch Rifles
Lieut. Malbone F. Watson Lieut. Charles C. MacConnell

July 2. Arrived on the field on the left between 5 and 6 P. M. Battery D 5th U. S. Battery C 3d Mass. and Battery I 5th U. S. in rear of First Division and Battery L 1st Ohio and Battery C 1st New York in rear of Second Division. Battery D 5th U. S. was placed on the summit of Little Round Top and Battery C 3d Mass. and Battery I 5th U. S. were engaged further to the right in rear of Third Corps until dark. Battery L 1st Ohio was placed on the north slope and at the base of Little Round Top.

July 3. Battery D 5th U. S. remained on Little Round Top Battery I 5th U. S. being unserviceable was sent from the field. The position of Battery L 1st Ohioremained nearly the same. At 3 A. M. Battery C 1st New York and Battery C 3d Mass. moved to the extreme left and not engaged.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer 7 Men Wounded 1 Officer 32 Men Captured or Missing 2 Men Total 43