Union Headquarters monuments > 2nd Corps
The monument to the 2nd Corps Artillery Brigade is south of Gettysburg on the west side of Hancock Avenue north of the Copse of Trees. (Hancock Avenue at The Angle tour map)
Attached to the 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac
Captain John G. Hazard commanded the brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg. He was a Providence, Rhode Island merchant.
From the monument
Army of the Potomac
Capt. John G. Hazard
1st New York Battery B Four 10 Pounders
Lieut. Albert S. Sheldon, Capt. James M. Rorty
Lieut. Robert E. Rogers
1st Rhode Island Battery A Six 3 lnch Rifles
Capt. William A. Arnold
1st Rhode Island Battery B Four 12 Pounders
Lieut. T. Frederick Brown, Lieut. Wm. S. Perrin
1st U. S. Battery I Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. George A. Woodruff, Lieut. Tully McCrea
4th U. S. Battery A Six 3 Inch Rifles
Lieut. Alonzo H. Cushing, Sergt. Frederick Fuger
July 1. Marched from Uniontown Md. at 2 P. M. Went into position at 11 P. M. on the Taneytown Road three miles from Gettysburg.
July 2. Moved with the Corps at daylight and went into position on the Corps battle line in the order from right to left as mentioned. The batteries were engaged toward night with some loss.
July 3. Engaged with the Confederate artillery in front at 8 A. M. and along the whole line at 1 P. M. and assisted in repulsing Longstreet’s assault in the afternoon.
Casualties Killed 3 Officers 24 Men Wounded 5 Officers 114 Men Captured or Missing 3 Men Total 149
Location of the monument to the 2nd Corps Artillery Brigade
The monument is south of Gettysburg on the west side of Hancock Avenue. It is about 70 yards north of the Copse of Trees. (39°48’47.5″N 77°14’07.9″W)