Battlefield Sundown

The Calm Before The Storm

General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park.Pennsylvania

Gouverneur Kemble Warren (1830 –1882), a civil engineer and Union Army general during the American Civil War, is remembered for the July 2, 1863 defense of Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg.  A bronze statue of Warren by Karl Gerhardt (1853–1940) overlooks the battlefield from Little Round Top in Gettysburg National Military Park. It was dedicated in 1888.

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View of the Gettysburg battlefield from the monument on Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

View of the Gettysburg battlefield from the monument on Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

View of the Gettysburg battlefield from the monument on Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Mundane Monday #69 

Saturday Statues

Engineering Victory

General Warren Surveys the Battlefield From Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennyslyvania

General Warren Surveys the Battlefield From Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Brigadier General Gouverneur Kemble Warren (January 8, 1830 – August 8, 1882) was a civil engineer and Union Army general during the American Civil War.  He was Chief Engineer of the Union’s Army of the Potomac at the Battle of Gettysburg. His bronze statue stands atop the boulder on which he is said to have stood and surveyed the battlefield during the decisive battle of Little Round Top.  It was created by Karl Gerhardt (1853–1940) and dedicated in 1888.

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