3rd Wisconsin Infantry

The 3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument.

Monument to the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry. Gettysburg December 2011

Dedicated: June 30, 1888.

Location: Monument located on the west side Colgrove Avenue. Monument marks the site occupied by the 3rd Wisconsin Volunteers on the morning of July 2, 1863, when they threw up a breastwork of earth and rail. At about 6:00 P.M., they moved to the left of the Union line and returned after dark to discover the Confederates in their works. They retook the works on the morning of July 3.

Description: Monument consists of a two-tiered rough-hewn base, a polished die with four small columns, a rough-hewn die and finial topped with a 12th Corps insignia star. Overall height: 17 feet.

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107th New York Infantry

The 107th New York Infantry Regiment served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument.

Rectangular columnic monument with an ornate cap stands on a tiered base. A tondo with a relief of the New York State Seal is affixed to the upper front of the monument. Monument marks the position occupied by the 107th New York Infantry on July 2, 1863. Gettysburg November 2009

Dedicated: Sept. 17, 1888.

Location: Monument marks the position occupied by the 107th New York Infantry on July 2, 1863. It was pulled to support Union left and returned to this position July 3, 1863 after ousting the Confederates who had seized it. Located on the south side of Slocum Avenue near Spangler’s Spring.

Description: Rectangular columnic monument with an ornate cap stands on a tiered base. A tondo with a relief of the New York State Seal is affixed to the upper front of the monument. Monument is a multi-part granite shaft, stepped to a smooth cut taper that is topped with an articulated eave and capped with a cross gable and pyramidal top. It is set on a 6.4 foot square rough cut base that has a tooled edge. It has polished stone with excised lettering and inscriptions. Overall height is 15.1 feet. Flanking markers are one foot square.

13th New Jersey Infantry (Companies C & I)

The 13th New Jersey Infantry served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a company marker.

Companies G&I, 13th New Jersey Infantry. Gettysburg May 2010

Location: Carman Avenue, southeast of Spangler Spring, in McAllister Woods. Near the main regimental monument.

Description: Left flank Marker, Companies C & I. Denotes the locations of Companies C & I during July 3, 1863. Position marker 1’sq x 1′. Position marker shows farthest point reached.

13th New Jersey Infantry

The 13th New Jersey Infantry served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a company marker.

13th New Jersey Monument  Gettysburg February 2013

Installed ca. 1887. Dedicated June 29, 1887 or July 1, 1887.

Location: Carman Avenue, southeast of Spangler Spring, in McAllister Woods. It marks the position held by the 13th New Jersey Volunteers on July 3, 1863, when they supported the charge of the 2nd Massachusetts and the 27th Indiana on the breastworks of the south slope of Culp’s Hill.

Description: The monument cost $2,000.00 and was designed by members of the regiment. Relief of a uniformed Union soldier in combat position against a wooded background stands on a horizontal, rough-hewn base. The figure kneels on his proper right knee, and aims his musket, held at eye level in both hands. Uniform items include a kepi, cartridge box on belt, knapsack and canteen. The relief is on the face of a square-like die, rounded at the top with rough-hewn on the edges. The Corps star insignia appears on the reverse, along with the inscriptions. Monolithic shaft, incised regiment, bas-relief of soldier front, incised inscriptions rear.

2nd Massachusetts Infantry

The 2nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument.

Monument to the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry. Gettysburg June 2011

Dedicated: 1879.

Location: South side of Colgrove Avenue near Carman Avenue, on a native boulder near the Spangler Meadow. Monument is located near the site where the regiment, along with the 27th Indiana Infantry, launched an attack on the Confederates along Culp Ridge on the morning of July 3, 1863.

Description: Monument is a monolithic granite shaft of rough cut and tooled edges with a tapered toothed top, and set on a four foot square rough cut base with a tooled edge. It has inset bronze inscription tablets. Overall height is 3.9 feet. Flanking markers are 1.6x.8 foot. It was the first regimental monument erected on the Gettysburg battlefield. The veterans association purchased the land on the Spangler Farm and erected this memorial which contains the names of those killed at Gettysburg on the reverse side.

27th Indiana Infantry

The 27th Indiana Infantry served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and an advanced position marker.

Monument to the 27th Indiana Infantry. Gettysburg June 2011

Dedicated October 28, 1885.

Location: Spangler Meadow, north of Colgrove Avenue. This monument marks the ground over which the left wing of the 27th Indiana advanced in a charge made by the regiment of July 3d 1863.

Description: Monument is installed in the area of the 27th Indiana Infantry’s advance on the morning of July 3, 1863. The monument sits on a natural boulder. Located near the Indiana State Memorial. The bronze plaque at the rear of the monument was a later addition.