Named For: Colonel Edward Cross, commander of brigade in Hancock’s Corps; Colonel John Brooke, commander of brigade in Hancock’s Corps; and Colonel Philip DeTrobriand, commander of brigade in Sickles’ Corps.
Location: The Wheatfield.
Designer: E.B. Cope.
Description: Avenues measure 0.787 miles long by 16′ wide. Constructed of bituminous treated macadam with telford base. Starting south in Rose Woods at Sickles and Ayres Avenues and loops back northwest to Sickles Avenue, at lower end of the Wheatfield.
History: Constructed by the War Department. DeTrobriand Avenue extends along the stone wall and designates the position held by DeTrobriand’s troops on July 2. Brooke Avenue designates position where Brooke’s Brigade advanced on July 2. Cross Avenue designates area where Cross’ Brigade was engaged on July 2.
Notes: This is one single road that changes names along the route.