Huntington’s Brigade Monument (AR-3V)

The Artillery Reserve’s Third Volunteer Brigade is honored by a monument.

Monument to Huntington's Brigade Gettysburg February 2012

Location: National Cemetery, along upper drive.

Description: Erected 1912. One of 74 Union brigade monuments erected at Gettysburg by the United States War Department to describe the movements and itinerary of each Union brigade of the Army of the Potomac. The monuments were designed by E.B. Cope. Many of the inscription tablets were made of bronze melted down from Civil War cannons. The pedestal consists of sea-green granite with a square base. Base tapers to a smaller dimension at the tablet. On each pedestal is mounted a bronze inscription tablet describing the movements and actions of the unit.

Inscription:

ARMY OF THE POTOMAC
ARTILLERY RESERVE
THIRD VOLUNTEER BRIGADE
Capt. James F Huntington

1st New Hampshire Battery
Capt. Frederick M. Edgell

July 2 and 3. Engaged on Cemetery Hill.

1st Ohio Battery H
Lieut. George W. Norton

July 2 and 3. Engaged on Cemetery Hill.

1st Penna. Batteries F and G
Capt. R. Bruce Ricketts

July 2 and 3. Engaged on East Cemetery Hill.

West Virginia Battery C
Capt. Wallace Hill

July 2 and 3. Engaged on Cemetery Hill.

Casualties Killed 10 Men Wounded 1 Officer 23 Men Captured or Missing 3 Men Total 37

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