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(39th Pennsylvania Infantry)

The monument to the Tenth Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment is south of Gettysburg at the base of Big Round Top on South Confederate Avenue. (39.7887° N, 77.23694° W; Google map; Tour map: Big Round Top) It was dedicated in 1890 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Monument to the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves at Getttysburg

The 10th Pennsylvania Reserves was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Adoniram J. Warner.

5th Corps Headquarters Flag 5C-3D

 

Detail from the front of the monument to the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves at Gettysburg

Detail from the front of the monument

From the front of the monument:

10th Pennsylvania Reserves
39th Penna Infantry
3d Brigade 3d Division 5th Corps

July 2nd occupied this line
of stone fence and remained from
5 p.m. until the close of battle.

Present at Gettysburg: 29 officers, 392 men
Killed, 2 men Wounded 3 men Total 5.

Detail from the side of the monument to the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves at Gettysburg

Detail from the side of the monument

From the right side:

Mustered in June 3 to July 3 1861
Mustered out June 11, 1864
Recruited in Warren, Crawford, Mercer,
Venango, Lawrence, Clarion, Beaver,
Washington and Somerset Counties.
Total enrollment 1150

Killed and died of wounds, 7 officers, 130 men, 137 total
Died of disease etc. 50 men, 50 total
Wounded 13 officers, 261 men, 274 total
Captured and missing 3 officers, 140 men, 143 total
Total casualties 604.

From the right side and rear of the monument:

Dranesville
Mechanicsville
Gaines’ Mill
Glendale
Malvern Hill
Gainesville
Groveton
2d Bull Run
South Mountain

Antietam
Fredericksburg
Gettysburg
Bristoe Station
Mine Run
Wilderness
Spotsylvania
North Anna
Totopotomoy
Bethesda Church

View of the monument to the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves at Gettysburg

The view looks north from where South Confederate Avenue turns into Sykes Avenue. From left to right: the monument to the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves; almost hidden in the background is the marker for the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division of the Fifith Corps; the monument to the 9th Massachusetts; and blending into the boulder behind them, the right flank marker of the 9th and the left flank marker of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Behind the 9th Massachusetts monument a trail leads to the summit of Big Round Top.

See more on the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves in the Civil War