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The monument to the 82nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment is southeast of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue. (39.8179° N, 77.219653° W; Google map; North Culp’s Hill tour map)

The 82nd Pennsylvania was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Issac C. Bassett. It brought 320 men to the field, losing six wounded. The regiment reached the battlefield on the afternoon of July 2 after marching from Manchester, Maryland and took position in reserve behind Little Round Top. On July 3 it was moved to Culp’s Hill at the site of the monument.

6th Corps Headquarters Flag Attached to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division6th Corps, Army of the Potomac 6C-3D

The monument to the 82nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry RegimentFrom the front of the monument:

July 3rd
Marched from near Little Round Top
and occupied the works in front
at 11:30 a.m. relieving
other troops.

From the rear:

Battles
Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Marye’s Heights, Salem Heights, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Fort Stevens, Winchester, Dabney’s Mills, Petersburg (Fort Fisher), Petersburg (assault), Sailor’s Creek, Appomattox.

Mustered in Sept. 13, 1861
Re-enlisted Dec. 20, 1863
Mustered out July 31, 1865

 See more on the history of the 82nd Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War