2nd Brigade, 2nd Division
— First Corps —
(Around the middle step):90th P.V.
First Corps(Front):This Regiment recruited in Phila.
responded to the first call April
6, 1861. Served until Aug. 9, as the
9th P.V. Reorganized Oct 1, 1861, as
the 90th P.V. Serving the
First and Fifth
Corps, and participating in all
the important battles of the
Army of the Potomac until
mustered out Nov. 26, 1864.
Non sibi sed patraie(Right):
Erected by the "Survivors Association" aided by grateful friends to commemorate the valor and patriotism of our honored dead, and the cause for which they and their comrades fought. This monument marks the position of the 90th Penna. Volunteers of Philada. July 3rd 1863. Col. Peter Lyle, commanding the 1st Brigade, Major A.J. Sellers, the Regiment. July 1st from one to three o'clock P.M. the Regiment fought on the extreme right of the 1st Corps on Seminary (Oak) Ridge as indicated by its monument there. Eight companies being refused facing the Mummasburg Road. It there engaged Page's Va. Confederate battery and O'Neal's Ala. Brigade of Rodes' Division until its ammunition was exhausted. Losing 11 men killed and mortally wounded, 44 wounded, 39 captured and missing. Total 94 out of 208 engaged. Three regiments of Iverson's North Carolina Confederate infantry were captured on our Brigade front.
July 2nd it occupied Cemetery Hill and in the evening moved to left of 2nd Corps, returning during the evening to this position.
Loyalty(Back):Buck & Ball