“Woodruff’s Battery”

The monument to Battery I of the First United States Artillery is south of Gettysburg on Hancock Avenue in Ziegler’s Grove. (Google map; Tour map: Hancock Avenue at Ziegler’s Grove)

2nd Corps Headquarters Flag

Monument to Battery I of the 1st United States Light Artillery at Gettysburg

From the monument:

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps
Artillery Brigade

Battery I First U.S. Artillery 

Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. George A. Woodruff commanding
Lieut. Tully McCrea commanding.

July 2&3. Arrived and took position in Ziegler’s Grove on the left of Evergreen Cemetery. Actively engaged and assisted in repelling Longstreet’s Assault. Lieut. Woodruff was mortally wounded on the 3d and the command devolved on Lieut. Tully McCrea.

Casualties: killed 1 man, wounded 1 officer and 28 men

Monument to Battery I of the 1st United States Light Artillery at Gettysburg