Brigadier General Gouverneur Kemble Warren Monument (Gettysburg)
Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania
Location: Crest of Little Round Top
Map Coordinates: +39° 47' 33.00", -77° 14' 11.76"
Leader of: Chief of Engineers, Army of the Potomac
Biography: Gouverneur Kemble Warren
- "Led to this spot by his military sagacity on July 2, 1863, General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, the 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 2d 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 8, 1888."
Artist: Gerhardt, Karl, sculptor; Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company, founder
Dedicated: August 8, 1888
Dimensions: Sculpture: H. 9 ft.; Base: W. 2 ft. x D. 2 ft.
Description: A bronze standing portrait of General Warren holding binoculars in his raised proper right hand. The sculpture rests on a boulder atop Little Round Top near the Union line later occupied by the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry. General Warren is portrayed looking over the battlefield as he did on July 2, 1863 when he ordered the Union troops to defend Little Round Top from advancing Confederate troops.