Battle of Gettysburg
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel George F. McFarland until he was wounded and temporarily captured on July 1st, losing his leg. Captain Walter L. Owens then took command.
From the monument:
"July 1. Fought here and in the Grove west of the Theological Seminary. July 2. In reserve on Cemetery Hill. July 3. In position on left centre and assisted in repulsing the charge of the enemy in the afternoon."
"Present at Gettysburg, officers 21, men 446. Killed and mortally wounded, officers 2, men 79. Wounded, officers 9, men 172. Captured or missing, officers 4, men 71. Total loss officers 15, men 322."
The regiment had the second highest casualty total of all Union regiments at Gettysburg (following the 24th Michigan).