155th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 155th 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 155th Pennsylvania Infantry. Gettysburg August 2011

Dedicated: 1889.

Location: North slope of Little Round Top It marks the position held by the 155th unit on July 2-3, 1863. Located approximately 300 feet from the Warren Monument.

Description: Figure of a zouave loading his musket tops a tiered pedestal which sits atop a boulder. A former private from F company was chosen as the model for the zouave statue. His name was Samuel W. Hill. It has incised inscriptions and acanthus-type cornice. Flanking markers are flat topped, one foot square. The state appropriation money was used to erect this statue; the base was paid for by the regiment’s Veteran Association. Monument’s total cost was $3,000.00.

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