Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

14th United States
Infantry Regiment

Fifth Corps HQ Flag

Attached to the
1st Brigade, 2nd Division,
Fifth Army Corps

Second Division, Fifth Corps Flag

 

The monument to the 14th United States Infantry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on Crawford Avenue. (39.794021° N, 77.240748° W; map)

 

 

From the monument:

 

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps
Second Division, First Brigade
Fourteenth U.S. Infantry

Eight Companies
Captain Crotius R. Giddings, Commanding

 

July 2. Arrived in the morning and took position with the Brigade and Division near the Twelfth Corps on the right. Moved with the Division from the right to the left of the line and at 5 P. M. with the Brigade moved across Plum Run near Little Round Top and supported the Second Brigade in its advance to the crest of the rocky wooded hill beyond and facing left engaged the Confederates but retired under heavy fire on both flanks and from the rear after the Confederates had possession of the Wheatfield in the rear of the Brigade and went into position on Little Round Top.

 

July 3. Remained in same position.

 

July 4. The Regiment with the 12th supported the 3d, 4th and 6th U. S. Infantry in a reconnaissance and developed a force of the Confederate infantry and artillery in front.

 

Casualties Killed 16 Men Wounded 2 Officers and 106 Men Missing 4 Men

 

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14th U.S. Infantry monument at Gettysburg


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