118th Pennsylvania Infantry (Second Monument)

The 118th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment served as members of Tilton’s Brigade in Barnes’ Division of the Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by two monuments and a position stone.

Monument to the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on Big Round Top. Gettysburg February 2012

Dedicated: September 8, 1884.

Location: Big Round Top. Located on the northwest slope of Big Round Top along the old War Department trail to the summit. Can be accessed by walking behind the 9th Massachusetts Monument, or taking a single-track trail along the stonewall as you approach the summit.

Description: Granite monument decorated on front with relief of Maltese cross and shocks of corn, and at top capped with sculpture of a knapsack propped against cannon balls. Overall height is eight foot.