General George Sears Greene, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 49.186 W 077° 13.205
18S E 309988 N 4410111
Quick Description: The General George Sears Greene monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, at the Summit of Culp's Hill, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2007 6:29:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM1JMM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BillsBayou
Views: 96

Long Description:
The statue of General George Sears Greene (May 6, 1801 - January 28, 1899) honors a man who was the oldest field commander in the Army of the Potomac.

At the age of sixty-two, Greene led his brigade of thirteen hundred fifty New Yorkers into battle at Gettysburg on July 2nd.

Throughout that long night his regiment helt the Summit of Culp's Hill against a force of the enemy that outnumbered his three to one.

Following the war, Greene resumed his profession as a Civil Engineer. General Greene died in 1899.
Union or Confederacy: Union - North

General's Name: George Sears Greene

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