Tour the Gettysburg battlefield > NorthCentralSouthE. Cavalry Field

Hancock Avenue begins as a continuation of Sedgwick Avenue north of United States Avenue. It is one-way northbound and is part of the National Park Auto tour. It was named in honor of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, whose Second Army Corps fought all along the length of the avenue.

The avenue’s southern section is lined with a Union monuments and markers, including several to the artillery batteries who defended this part of the line during the heavy fighting on both July 2nd and 3rd.

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Tour map of Hancock Avenue Part 1 on the Gettysburg battlefield

2nd Corps, 1st Division

Artillery Reserve, 1st Volunteer Brigade

monuments to individuals
Father Corby

regimental and battery monuments
2nd Connecticut Artillery

6th Maine Battery
5th Massachusetts Battery
1st Minnesota Infantry
2nd New Jersey Battery
1st New York Artillery, Battery G
15th New York Battery
Pennsylvania Battery B
3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artilery
4th Pennsylvania Cavalry
 88th Pennsylvania Infantry
90th Pennsylvania Infantry
148th Pennsylvania Infantry

battlefield farms
George Weickert Farm

other monuments
New York Auxilliary Monument