Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

Pennsylvania Infantry USA Flag

82nd Pennsylvania
Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Sixth Corps HQ Flag

Attached to
1st Brigade.
3rd Division
6th Army Corps

Third Division, Sixth Corps Flag


The monument to the 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment is southeast of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue. (39.8179° N, 77.219653° W; map)


The 82n Pennsylvania was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Colonel Issac C. Bassett. It brought 320 men to the field, losing six wounded.



From the front of the monument:


July 3rd
Marched from near Little Round Top
and occupied the works in front
at 11:30 a.m. relieving
other troops.


From the rear:

Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Marye's Heights, Salem Heights, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Fort Stevens, Winchester, Dabney's Mills, Petersburg (Fort Fisher), Petersburg (assault), Sailor's Creek, Appomattox.


Mustered in Sept. 13, 1861
Re-enlisted Dec. 20, 1863
Mustered out July 31, 1865


82nd Pennsylvania monument
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