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The monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on De Trobriand Avenue. (DeTrobriand Avenue – The Wheatfield tour map)

Monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg

About the monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Infantry

The granite monument stands just over twelve and a half feet tall. A carved American Eagle sits on its domed cap, which has the diamond symbol of the Third Corps on each face of the cap. A bronze tablet with the Coat of Arms of the State of Pennsylvania is on the front. The monument was dedicated on September 12, 1889 by the State of Pennylvania.

The 115th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg

The 115th Pennsylvania Infantry was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Major John P. Dunne. It brought 182 men to the field in nine companies – Company H was never formed.

3rd Corps Headquarters Flag Attached to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division3rd Corps, Army of the Potomac 3C-2D

From the front of the monument:

July 2. This Regiment
detached from the
Brigade engaged the
enemy here at 4:30 p.m.
July 3. In position
with Division on left
centre of the line.
Present at Gettysburg 182.
Killed 3, wounded 18, missing 3

115th Pennsylvania
Infantry.
3rd Brigade,
2nd Division, 3rd Corps

From the right side of the monument:

Recruited at
Philadelphia,
Mustered in
January 28, 1862.
Consolidated
with the 110th
Pennsylvania Infantry

June 22. 1864.

From the left side of the monument:

Malvern Hill 2nd
Bristoe Station
Groveton
Bull Run 2nd
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Mine Run
Wilderness
Spottsylvania
North Anna
Totopotomy
Cold Harbor
Petersburg

See more on the history of the 115th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War

Location of the monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg

The monument to the 115th Pennsylvania is south of Gettysburg on the northwest side of De Trobriand Avenue about 240 feet south of its intersection with Sickles Avenue. (39°47’45.2″N 77°14’39.6″W)