Union Maj. Gen. George Meade commanded the Army of the Potomac. Meade is honored by an equestrian monument and a monument on the Pennsylvania Monument. In addition, there is a monument denoting where Meade took command of the Army in Frederick, Maryland.
Dedicated: June 5, 1896.
Location: North Hancock Avenue opposite the Angle.
Description: An equestrian portrait of General Meade looking out over the battlefield where the Union army under his direction won one of its greatest battles. He holds a pair of binoculars in his proper right hand and his hat in his proper left hand. A sword hangs from the left side of his saddle. The monument cost $37,500. Placed on crest of hill, indicates general position from which Meade oversaw repulse of Longstreet’s assault July 3, 1863, giving voice and visual encouragement to soldiers.