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General Warren Statue at Little Roundtop, Gettysburg, Pa.

General Warren Statue at Little Roundtop, Gettysburg, Pa.
A snapshot captures a glimpse of a boy's head and hat in front of the statue of Union Army General Gouverneur Kemble Warren at Little Round Top on the Gettysburg Battlefield.

For similar photos, see Man and Woman at General Warren Statue, Little Roundtop, Gettysburg, Pa., August 27, 1907 and Women at General Warren Statue, Little Roundtop, Gettysburg, Pa.

The plaque at lower left in this photo provides some information about General Warren:

Led to this spot by his military sagacity on July 2nd, 1863 General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, then Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac, detected General Hood’s flanking movement, and by promptly assuming the responsibility of ordering troops to this place, saved the key of the Union position.

Promoted for gallant services from the command of a regiment in 1861, through successive grades to the command of the 2nd Army Corps in 1863, and permanently assigned to that of the 5th Army Corps in 1864, Major General Warren needs no eulogy. His name is enshrined in the hearts of his countrymen.

This statue is erected under the auspices of the veteran organization of his old regiment, the 5th New York Vols. Duryee Zouaves in memory of their beloved commander.

Dedicated August 8th 1888.

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