119th Pennsylvania Infantry (Second Monument)

The 119th Pennsylvania Infantry served as members of Russell’s Brigade in Wright’s Division of the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by two monuments.

Monument to the 119th Pennsylvania Infantry. Gettysburg December 2011

Dedicated: October 3, 1885.

Location: Big Round Top. Located near summit of Big Round Top along the walking trail.

Description: Tapered square monument with multi-tiered base and polished die with incised inscriptions, an arched cornice and an apexed top with a sphere finial. The entire monument sits atop a boulder. Monument is a polished tapered granite shaft with an apex top containing a sphere set on a smooth 4.6 foot base that rests on a native boulder. The shaft has incised inscriptions on all sides and an arched cornice with keystone and crosses below. Overall height is 8.5 feet.