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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Major General John Sedgwick

 
 
Major General John Sedgwick Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Major General John Sedgwick Memorial
Inscription. (Left):
Major General John Sedgwick
in command of
the Sixth Corps Army of the Potomac
at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg,
the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania
born at Cornwall, Conn. September 13th 1813
killed at Spotsylvania, Va. May 9th 1864

(Right):
Erected by the State of Connecticut
in grateful memory of the service
given to the nation by her honored son
John Sedgwick
loyal citizen, illustrious soldier,
beloved commander

 
Erected 1913 by State of Connecticut.
 
Location. 39° 47.772′ N, 77° 14.031′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sedgwick Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the south part of 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. First Massachusetts Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade
Major General John Sedgwick Marker from below Sedgwick Avenue Photo, Click for full size
By Henry T. McLin, May 4, 2014
2. Major General John Sedgwick Marker from below Sedgwick Avenue
(within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 37th Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. General John Sedgwick. A short biography of "Uncle John," as he was known to his men. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Front of Monument with State Crest Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Front of Monument with State Crest
Left Side Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Left Side Plaque
Right Side Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Right Side Plaque
Major General John Sedgwick Equestrian Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Major General John Sedgwick Equestrian Statue
Major General John Sedgwick Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2003
7. Major General John Sedgwick
Closeup of Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2010
8. Closeup of Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick Statue
Major General John Sedgwick with May redbuds in bloom Photo, Click for full size
By Henry T. McLin, May 4, 2014
9. Major General John Sedgwick with May redbuds in bloom
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   9. submitted on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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