4th Maine Infantry (Rock Carving)

The 4th Maine Infantry served as members of Ward’s Brigade in Birney’s Division of the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument, a position marker, and a rock carving.

4th Maine Carving. Gettysburg June 2012

Likely predates the monument erected in 1888 and dedicated in 1889.

Location: Sickles Avenue at Devil’s Den. The carving is on a large boulder located northwest of the monument (close to the parking lot).

Description: Honors the 4th Maine Infantry. Carving consists of a diamond (symbol of the Third Corps) and “4th ME.”