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The monument to the 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on De Trobriand Avenue. (DeTrobriand Avenue – The Wheatfield tour map) It was dedicated on September 11, 1889.

Monument to the 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg

The 62nd Pennsylvania was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieutenant Colonel James C. Hull.

5th Corps Headquarters Flag Flag for the First Division, Fifth Corps

From the monument:

62nd Pennsylvania Infantry.
2nd Brigade. 1st Division. 5th Corps.

Position occupied by the Regiment on the evening of July 2. 1863. After the troops on the right had retired, and where the Brigade had a Bayonet contest.
Carried into Action
Officers       26. Men 400
Killed Officers    4. Men 24
Wounded Officers  10. Men 97.
Captured or Missing  Men 40
Total Loss 175.

From the left side:

Recruited in the counties of Allegheny, Clarion, Armstrong, Jefferson, and Blair.
Mustered in July 4, 1861
Mustered out July 13, 1864.
Total enrollment 1600
Killed and died of wounds
Officers 17. Men 147.
Wounded Officers 30 men. 473 men.
Died of disease men 77.
Total 744

From the right side:

Yorktown, Hanover Court House, Mechanicsville, Gaines’ Mill, Malvern Cliffs, Malvern Hill, 2d Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Upperville, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, Petersburg.

Location of the monument

The monument to the 62nd Pennsylvania is south of Gettysburg on the east side of Detrobriand Avenue 67 yards sout of Sickles Avenue. Detrobriand Avenue is one way northbound. (39°47’45.2″N 77°14’38.7″W)

See more on the history of the 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War