84th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 84th Pennsylvania Infantry served as members of Carr’s Brigade in Humphreys’ Division of the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument.

Monument to the 84th Pennsylvania Infantry. Gettysburg June 2012

Dedicated: Sept. 11, 1889.

Location: Pleasonton Avenue, in the area set aside for regiments that participated in the campaign but not the battle.

Description: Square tapered marker on a low rough-hewn base. It has an ornate, diamond-shaped cap, and relief ornaments include crossed swords and the Pennsylvania State Seal. Monument is a stepped/tapered shaft of pebble finish coursed granite topped with a crown composed of three-dimensional diamonds/lozenges, incised inscriptions, crossed gun bas-relief, and bronze tablet and set on a 6.10 foot square base. Overall height is 16.10 feet. Flanking markers are one foot square.

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