Headquarters of Major General Henry Hunt

The headquarters marker for Major General Henry Hunt, chief of artillery for the Army of the Potomac.

Henry Hunt headquarters marker, Cemetery Ridge on the Taneytown Road. Henry Hunt Headquarters Monument hunt's headquarters monument Gettysburg February 2009

Dedicated: June 1913.

Location: Marks the location of Hunt’s US Artillery Headquarters during Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. Located on west side of Taneytown Road near Hunt Avenue.

Description: One of ten Civil War US Headquarter Markers in the Park. Bronze cannon mounted on a granite base. Erected by the Gettysburg National Parks Commission. Designed by Emmor B. Cope of the War Department. Rough-hewn, coursed, 3 part base, 3’2″sq, 2’7″H. Cannon tube mounted upright on base. Overall 10’6″H. Bronze inscription tablet & location tablet on West face.


Henry J. Hunt
Chief of Artillery
Army of the Potomac
July 2,3,4,5,