The monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on De Trobriand Avenue. (DeTrobriand Avenue – The Wheatfield tour map)
About the monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Infantry
The granite monument stands just over twelve and a half feet tall. A carved American Eagle sits on its domed cap, which has the diamond symbol of the Third Corps on each face of the cap. A bronze tablet with the Coat of Arms of the State of Pennsylvania is on the front. The monument was dedicated on September 12, 1889 by the State of Pennylvania.
The 115th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg
The 115th Pennsylvania Infantry was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Major John P. Dunne. It brought 182 men to the field in nine companies – Company H was never formed.
|Attached to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Potomac|
From the front of the monument:
July 2. This Regiment
detached from the
Brigade engaged the
enemy here at 4:30 p.m.
July 3. In position
with Division on left
centre of the line.
Present at Gettysburg 182.
Killed 3, wounded 18, missing 3
2nd Division, 3rd Corps
From the right side of the monument:
January 28, 1862.
with the 110th
June 22. 1864.
From the left side of the monument:
Malvern Hill 2nd
Bull Run 2nd
Location of the monument to the 115th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg
The monument to the 115th Pennsylvania is south of Gettysburg on the northwest side of De Trobriand Avenue about 240 feet south of its intersection with Sickles Avenue. (39°47’45.2″N 77°14’39.6″W)