16th Vermont Infantry, Col. W.G. Veazey commanding
First Army Corps, July 1-2-3, 1863
Participated near this point in action of July 2nd. Picketed this line that night - held same as skirmishers until attacked by Pickett's Division, July 3rd. Rallied here and assaulted his flank to the right 400 yards - then changing front charged left flank of Wilcox's and Perry's brigades. At this point - captured many hundred prisoners and two stands of colors.
The point to which the above inscription refers is south 58 degrees, west 1000 feet from this monument and near the northerly end of the Codori thicket.
Gettysburg National Military Park
Plot: Hancock Ave.
GPS (lat/lon): 39.80913, -77.23656
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Jul 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28667078
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