Red Patch at Gettysburg

Red Patch at Gettysburg was a summer home built after the war by Union Brevet Major General Charles H. T. Collis. It is on West Confederate Avenue. (West Confederate Avenue Pt. 1 tour map) The name “Red Patch” comes from the symbol of the First Division of the Union 3rd Corps in which Collis served, and the home has bedrooms named after Union generals.

The home today is a private residence.

Location of Red Patch

Red Patch is on the west side of Gettysburg. It is on the east side of West Confederate Avenue about 600 feet south of the intersection with West Middle Street.