Hood's Division

Hood's Division (HM6IP)

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

N 39° 47.415', W 77° 15.264'

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First Army Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
First Army Corps
Hood's Division Maj Gen. J.B. Hood, Brig. Gen. E.M. Law

Law's Brigade Brig Gen. E.M. Law, Col. James L. Sheffield
Robertson's Brigade Brig. Gen. J.B. Robertson
Anderson's Brigade Brig. Gen. George T. Anderson, Lieut. Col. William Luffman
Benning's Brigade Brig. Gen. Henry L. Benning
Artillery Battalion Four Batteries Major M.W. Henry

July 1 On the march to Gettysburg. Encamped about four miles from field with the exception of Law's Brigade left on picket at New Guilford.

July 2 Law's Brigade joined from New Guilford about noon. The Division was formed on extreme right of the Army and directed to drive in and envelope the Union left. About 4 p.m. the Batteries opened and soon after the Division moved forward. After a severe struggle the Union line retired to the ridge in rear. The ground fought over was obstructed by stone fences and very difficult. The movement was partially successful the battle continuing until nearly dark. The advance gained was held.

July 3 Occupied the ground gained and with the exception of resisting a Cavalry charge and heavy skirmishing was not engaged.

July 4 The Division took up the line of march during the night.

Casualties killed 343 wounded 1504 missing 442 total 2289.
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HM NumberHM6IP
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 7:31pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306968 N 4406908
Decimal Degrees39.79025000, -77.25440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.415', W 77° 15.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 24.90" N, 77° 15' 15.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7000-7198 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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