Benning’s Brigade Advanced Position Tablet

Benning’s Brigade of Hood’s Division of Longstreet’s First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia is honored by a monument and an advanced position tablet.

Benning's Brigade Gettysburg March 2008

Dedicated: 1907.

Location: Sickles Avenue, east of Devil’s Den. Located on West side of Sickles Ave, at Devils Den.

Description: Cast iron tablet mounted on a fluted cast iron post denotes advanced position of the brigade during the battle. Inscription is painted in a contrasting color.

Inscription:

ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
LONGSTREET’S CORPS HOOD’S DIVISION
BENNING’S BRIGADE
2nd 15th 17th 20th Georgia Infantry

July 2. Formed in line about 4 P. M. in rear of Law’s and Robertson’s Brigades and moving forward in support took active part in the conflict that resulted in the capture of Devil’s Den together with a number of prisoners and 3 guns of Smith’s 4th New York Battery.

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