Brig. Gen. Samuel K. Zook Wounding Monument

Brig. Gen. Samuel K. Zook served as the commander of the Third Brigade of the First Division of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac. The spot where he fell is marked with a monument.

Monument denoting the location where Zook was killed. General Zook Wounding Monument Gettysburg August 2012

Dedicated: July 25, 1882.

Location: Wheatfield Road. Located at the north end of the Wheatfield adjacent to the Wheatfield Road. Harry Pfanz in Gettysburg: The Second Day states the monument is misplaced; Pfanz claims Zook’s actual wounding site would be properly located to the south of this monument.

Description: Marble shaft with apex cap. Inscription is cut into north face of the monument.

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