Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HM5SZ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 49.088', W 77° 10.166'

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Second Division - Cavalry Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Cavalry Corps Second Division
Third Brigade

Col. J. Irvin Gregg
1st Maine (10 cos.) 10th New York
4th, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry


July 2 Arrived and took position on Hanover Road 2 miles from Gettysburg in proximity to Lieut. Gen. Ewell's Corps about 11 a.m. Two regiments of infantry from Eleventh Corps were in front as skirmishers. They were withdrawn about 3 p.m. and 10th New York deployed in their place. Confederate sharpshooters from hill and woods in front were annoying. Fifty dismounted men were ordered to drive them back but were themselves met by a superior force until checked and forced back by the First Brigade

July 3 Took position in morning on Baltimore Pike and moved to the right near Hanover Road. Not engaged in Cavalry fight except one section of Batteries E & G 1st U.S. Lieut J. Chester Ordered to the left to meet a threatened attack.

July 4 Made a reconnaissance to Hunterstown and forced in Confederate pickets

Casualties Killed 6 men. Wounded 12 men. Captured or missing 1 officer 2 men. Total 21
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HM NumberHM5SZ
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 5:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314319 N 4409823
Decimal Degrees39.81813333, -77.16943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.088', W 77° 10.166'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 5.28" N, 77° 10' 9.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211-299 E Cavalry Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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