91st Pennsylvania Infantry

The 91st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment served as members of Weed’s Brigade in Ayres’ Division of the Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument.

Monument to the 91st Pennsylvania Infantry. Gettysburg June 2012

Dedicated: Sept. 12, 1889.

Location: Summit of Little Round Top. Marks position held by 91st Pennsylvania on July 2 and 3, 1863 when supporting Battery D, 5 United States on the crest of Little Round Top.

Description: Height is 25 feet. Castellated tower consisting of sub-base and three tiers of granite block courses. The monument is decorated with three inset polished text panels, and a V Corps Maltese Cross finial tops the tower. Overall height is 25.6 foot. There are three inset panels with inscriptions. Flanking markers are flat topped one foot square. This monument is difficult and expensive to maintain due to it’s location. It originally had a State Seal, which has been missing since Aug. 23, 1985.

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