About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? Sept. 11, 1889.
What is it made out of? Sculpture: granite; Base: granite with bronze relief.
What size is it? Overall: approx. H. 13 ft. 6 in.; Sculpture: approx. W. 5 ft. 6 in. x D. 5 ft. 6 in.; Base: approx. W. 2 ft. 10 in. x D. 2 ft. 10 in.
Who made it? Fox, John A., 1835-1920, architect.
What does it depict? Full-length uniformed infantryman stands on a four-course pedestal and tiered base. The figure holds his rifle vertically with his hands around the barrel. Decorative elements on the pedestal include Doric columns and a diamond corps insignia. A State Seal is affixed to the upper tier of the base. Monument is a 2.10 foot, three layered granite shaft topped with a statue of an infantryman set on a 5.6 foot square double base. Overall height is 13.6 foot. The shaft has polished panels with inscriptions on all sides and four pilasters. The flanking markers are flat topped with a raised inscription, one foot square.
What does it honor? It indicates the position held by the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry from 4:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon of on July 2, 1863 when it successfully halted the advance of CS through the woods.
How is it inscribed? JULY 2ND, THE REGIMENT/FOUGHT ON THIS LINE/FROM 4 UNTIL 6 O’CLOCK P.M./JULY 3RD/SUPPORTED BATTERIES/ON CEMETERY HILL./110TH/PENNA./INFANTRY
When was this photograph taken? August 17, 2008.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, Detrobriand Avenue, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. Located on the southeast side of DeTrobriand Avenue at the edge of Rose Woods.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? No.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been moved or materially altered.
Commander: Lt. Col. David M. Jones (1838-1877).
Number Engaged: 152
Casualties: 8 killed, 45 wounded
Soldiers Buried in the Pennsylvania Plot of the Gettysburg National Cemetery:
- Pvt. Henry W. Beegle, Company H, D-47
- Sgt. Francis M. Burley, Company A, A-70
- Sgt. Joseph H. Care, Company A, E-25
- Pvt. Charles F. Gardner, Company H, C-14
- Sgt. George Herrick, Company H, B-49
- Pvt. George Howard, Company I, A-69
- Pvt. Henry M. Kinsel, Company H, C-13
- Pvt. Moses Miller, Company B, B-51
- Pvt. John M. Stoddard, Company A, E-23
- Pvt. William Thomas, Company E, C-82
- Pvt. John W. Walker, Company C, E-39
After Action Report: After Action Report of Maj. Isaac Rogers (will open a pop up window).
Raised: Philadelphia and the counties of Blair and Huntingdon
Regimental History ~ Dyer’s Compendium of the War of the Rebellion:
Organized at Harrisburg, Huntingdon and Philadelphia August 19, 1861. Left State for Hancock, Md., January 2, 1862. Defense of Hancock January 5. Attached to Tyler’s Brigade, Landers’ Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Shield’s 2nd Division, Banks’ 5th Corps and Dept. of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. 4th Brigade, Shield’s Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1562. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.–At Cumberland and south branch of the Potomac guarding bridges of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad until February 6. Moved to Paw Paw Tunnel and duty there until March 7, 1862. Advance on Winchester March 7-15. Reconnaissance to Strasburg March 18-21. Battle of Winchester March 23. Pursuit of Jackson up the Valley March 24-April 27. Occupation of Mt. Jackson April 17. March to Fredericksburg May 12-21, and to Front Royal May 25-30. Near Front Royal May 31. Port Republic June 9. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Manassas August 23. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty at Arlington Heights, Defenses of Washington, Whipple’s Command, until October. Moved to Pleasant Valley October 18, thence to Warrenton and Falmouth, Va., October 24-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside’s 2nd Campaign, “Mud March,” January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. On line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 13-14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly’s Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne’s Farm November 27. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Duty near Brandy Station until May. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. Harris Farm May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run, October 27-28. Warren’s Raid on Hicksford December 7-12. Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins’ House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 30-31. Crow’s House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor’s Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 28, 1865. Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 111 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 78 Enlisted men by disease. Total 196.
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