The monument to the 6th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on Crawford Avenue just north of its intersection with Warren Avenue. (39.792509° N, 77.240922° W; Google map; Tour map: Devil’s Den) It was dedicated by the State of New Jersey on June 30th, 1888.
About the monument to the 6th New Jersey Infantry
The monument is an obelisk of Barre granite from Vermont. It stands 15′ high, rising from a 5′ 4″ square base. The front of the shaft has a relief of two crossed muskets within a wreath of laurel leaves above a National shield. The diamond symbol of the Third Corps is just above the base.
The 6th New Jersey at Gettysburg
The 6th New Jersey Infantry was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieutenant Colonel Stephen R. Gilkyson and brought 246 men to the field.
From the front of the monument:
6th New Jersey Volunteers
Lieut. Col. S. R. Gilkyson
3d Brig. Burlings
2d Div. 3d Corps
Erected by the State of New Jersey 1888
From the left side:
Engaged here July 2nd 1863, being detached from the brigade.
Supported batteries on Cemetery Ridge July 3.
Killed 5, Wounded 29
Missing 7, Total 41.
From the right side:
Mustered in Aug. 9. 1861.
Consolidated with 8th Reg. N.J.V. Oct. 12, 1864.
Engaged in 30 Battles
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