“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

United States Regulars

United States Regulars Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. United States Regulars Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Erected by the Congress
to commemorate the services
of that portion of the
Army of the Potomac
composed of
Cavalry Artillery Infantry and Engineers
of the Regular Army of the United States
in the Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863

United States Artillery
Batteries E & G 1st. Regiment Captain Alanson M. Randol
Battery H 1st. Regiment Lieut. Chandler P. Eaken
Battery I 1st. Regiment Lieut. George A. Woodruff
Battery K 1st. Regiment Captain William M. Graham
Battery A 2nd. Regiment Lieut. John H. Calef
Batteries B & L 2nd. Regiment Lieut. Edward Heaton
Battery D 2nd. Regiment Lieut. Edward B. Williston
Battery G 2nd. Regiment Lieut. John H. Butler
Battery M 2nd. Regiment Lieut. A.C.M. Pennington Jr.
Battery C 3d. Regiment Lieut William D. Fuller
Batteries F & K 3d. Regiment Lieut. John G. Turnbull
Battery A 4th. Regiment Lieut. Alanzo H. Cushing
Battery B 4th. Regiment Lieut. James Stewart
Battery C 4th. Regiment Lieut. Evan Thomas
Battery E 4th. Regiment Lieut. Samuel S. Elder
Battery F 4th. Regiment Lieut.
Front of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Front of Monument
Sylvanus T. Rugg
Battery G 4th. Regiment Lieut. Bayard Wilkeson, Lieut. Eugene A. Bancroft
Battery K 4th. Regiment Lieut. Francis W. Seeley, Lieut. Robert James
Battery C 5th. Regiment Lieut. Gulian V. Weir
Battery D 5th. Regiment Lieut. Charles E. Hazlett, Lieut. B.F. Rittenhouse
Battery F 5th Regiment Lieut. Leonard Martin
Battery I 5th. Regiment Lieut. Malbone F. Watson, Lieut. C.C. McConnell
Battery K 5th. Regiment Lieut. David H. Kinzie

United States Cavalry
Reserve Brigade Brig. - General Wesley Merritt
1st. Regiment Captain Richard S.C. Lord Commanding
2nd. Regiment Captain Theophilus F. Rodenbough Commanding
5th. Regiment Captain Julius W. Mason Commanding
6th. Regiment Major Samuel H. Starr, Lieut. Louis H. Carpenter
Lieut. Nicholas Nolan, Captain Ira W. Claflin Commanding

United States Infantry
Fifth Army Corps Second Division
Brig.-General Romeyn B. Ayres Commanding
First Brigade Colonel Hannibal Day
3d. Regiment Captain Henry W. Freedley, Captain Richard C. Lay Commanding
4th. Regiment Captain Julius Adams Jr. Commanding
6th. Regiment Captain Levi C. Bootes Commanding
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Regiment Captain Thomas S. Dunn Commanding
14th. Regiment Major Grotius R. Giddings Commanding

Second Brigade Colonel Sidney Burbank
2nd. Regiment Major Arthur T. Lee Commanding
7th. Regiment Captain David P. Hancock Commanding
10th. Regiment Captain William Clinton Commanding
11th. Regiment Major DeLancy Floyd Jones Commanding
17th. Regiment Lieut.-Colonel J. Durell Green Commanding
8th. Regiment Captain Edwin W.H. Read at Army of the Potomac Headquarters

United States Army
The artillery consisting of 26 batteries was distributed over the field
Among the several Army Corps and placed in position where their
services were most needed
Brig.-General Henry J. Hunt Chief of Artillery

Four regiments of Cavalry under Brig. General Wesley Merritt took
position on the right flank of the Confederate line of battle
Eleven regiments of infantry were on the field ten with the Second Division
Fifth Corps and one at headquarters Army of the Potomac

Battalion of U.S. Engineers
Capt. George H. Mendell commanding
Casualties Killed 12 officers 159 enlisted men. Wounded 62 officers
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
enlisted men. Missing 6 officers and 275 enlisted men

Erected 1909 by United States War Department.
Location. 39° 48.673′ N, 77° 14.146′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located south of the "Copse of Trees" on Cemetery Ridge in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 19th Maine Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General John Gibbon (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Regiment Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 121st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Back of Monument
shouting distance of this marker); 15th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .  High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
Categories. War, US Civil
Federal Shield Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. Federal Shield
The Federal shield appears on the east and west step rails to the monument.
United States Seal Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
7. United States Seal
The seal appears on the north and south side step posts.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,080 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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