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Major Gen. John F. Reynolds

 
 
Gen. Reynolds Death Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
1. Gen. Reynolds Death Monument
The Reynolds Monument is located in Herbst Woods. Reynolds fell in the opening hours of the Battle of Gettysburg, on July 1, 1863,while leading the 2nd Wisconsin against the attacking Confederates of Heth's Division.
Inscription.
Commanding
Left Wing 1st. 3rd. & 11th. Corps
Army of the Potomac
July 1st. 1863
Erected by the
State of Pennsylvania
July 1886

(back of monument)
Here
Gen. Reynolds
Fell

 
Erected 1886 by State of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 50.064′ N, 77° 15.058′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Reynolds Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is in Gettysburg National Military Park near Tour Stop 1, McPherson Woods. 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. Monuments and Markers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Opens (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 151st Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery L, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th New York Cavalry (about 300 feet away); First Brigade (about 300 feet away); First Division (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Death of Major Gen. John F. Reynolds Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
2. Death of Major Gen. John F. Reynolds Monument

1. Gettysburg National Military Park. (Submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Biography of John Fulton Reynolds. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Death of Major Gen. John F. Reynolds Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
3. Death of Major Gen. John F. Reynolds Monument
Closeup of the front of the Reynolds monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
4. Closeup of the front of the Reynolds monument
There are four different monuments to Gen. John Reynolds on the Gettysburg Battlefield.
Back side of the Reynolds Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
5. Back side of the Reynolds Monument
Monument Seen as from the Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
6. Monument Seen as from the Road
Death of Major Gen. John F. Reynolds Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
7. Death of Major Gen. John F. Reynolds Monument
Reynolds Equestrian Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2007
8. Reynolds Equestrian Statue
This equestrian statue of Gen. John Reynolds is located on the Chambersburg Pike, not far from the Death Monument. Two of the horse's hoofs are off the ground, signifying that Reynolds died in the battle.
Another Reynolds Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2006
9. Another Reynolds Monument
This monument, one of four on the Gettysburg Battlefield to honor Gen. Reynolds, is located in the National Cemetery.
Reynolds Statue on the Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2007
10. Reynolds Statue on the Pennsylvania Monument
The Pennsylvania Monument contains statues of notable generals from the state of Pennsylvania, including John Reynolds. Reynolds is to the right.
The Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 9, 2007
11. The Pennsylvania Monument
Grave of Gen. John Reynolds image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
12. Grave of Gen. John Reynolds
Major Gen. John Reynolds is buried in Lancaster Cemetery in his hometown of Lancaster, PA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,126 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on January 24, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   12. submitted on April 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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