26th North Carolina Infantry

The 26th North Carolina Infantry served in Pettigrew’s Brigade of Heth’s Division of A.P. Hill’s Corps. The regiment is honored by two monuments at Gettysburg.

Monument to the 26th North Carolina. Gettysburg June 2012

Dedicated: 1985.

Location: Stone Avenue between 24th Michigan and Willoughby Run in Reynolds Woods.

Description: Narrative tablet mounted to polished slanted West face. “NORTH CAROLINA” incised in West side of monument.Marks location of the July 1, 1863 battle line of the 26th North Carolina in Herbst Woods. Regiment’s Colonel Burgwyn was mortally wounded near this location.