Candy’s Brigade Monument

Candy’s Brigade is honored by a monument.

First Brigade / Colonel Charles Candy Commanding / 2d. Division 12th. Corps / 5th Ohio Infantry Col. J.H. Patrick / 7th Ohio Infantry Col. W.R. Creighton / 29th Ohio Infantry Capt. W.F. Stevens, Capt. Edward Hayes / 66th Ohio Infantry Lieut-Col. E. Powell / 28th Penna. Infantry Capt. John Flynn / 147th Penna. Infantry Lieut-Col. A. Pardee Jr. / July 1 about 5 p.m. took position along / the ridge in rear of this tablet the / 5th Ohio and 147th Penna. occupied / Little Round Top at dusk on picket duty / July 2 early in the morning the Brigade / moved to Culp’s Hill. Gettysburg February 2009

Dedicated: September 18, 1902.

Location:  Located east of Sedgwick Avenue.

Description: Marks area occupied by Candy’s Brigade of the Union XII Corps on the night of July 1, 1863 and morning of July 2, 1863, prior to being ordered to Culp’s Hill. Marker is a rough hewn granite shaft set on a 4.10×1.4 foot rough hewn base. Bronze inscription tablet mounted on the west below a five-pointed star. “1st Brig. 2nd Div. 12 Corps” inscribed in raised letters on the base.