Fifth Corps Monument

The Fifth Corps Monument honors the service of the Fifth Corps of the Army of the Potomac.

Small granite monument carved in shape of the Maltese Cross, symbol of the Fifth Corps. Fifth Corps Marker.  5th Corps Marker. Gettysburg February 2009

Dedicated: June 1898.

Location: Sedgwick Avenue. Located on the east side of Sedgwick Avenue south of the Wheatfield Road.

Description: Marks location of Union V Corps headquarters on July 2-5 1863. One of earliest of any headquarters markers in Park. Marker is a granite shaft with a concave cylindrical pedestal and cap and a conical apex top. The shaft has a Maltese Cross of the Fifth Corps on all four faces. The base is 3.1 foot square. Overall height is 6.6 feet.