Robertson's Brigade

Robertson's Brigade (HM6IT)

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

N 39° 47.426', W 77° 15.264'

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Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Robertson's Brigade

1st. 4th. 5th. Texas and 3rd Arkansas
Infantry

July 2 Arrived after a march of several miles and formed line 50 yards west of this about 4 p.m. Advanced against the Union positions. The 4th and 5th Texas joined in the attack on Little Round Top which continued until dark.
The 1st Texas and 3rd Arkansas attacked and assisted in taking Devil's Den and Rocky Ridge with a number of prisoners and 3 guns of the 4th New York Battery.

July 3 At 2 a.m. the 1st Texas and 3rd Arkansas were moved to the right and joined the 4th and 5th Texas on the northwest spur of Big Round Top. Three Regiments occupied the breastworks there all day skirmishing hotly with Union sharpshooters. Early in the day the 1st Texas was sent to confront the Union Cavalry threatening the right flank. After night the Brigade took position near here.

July 4 About 6 a.m. began the march to Hagerstown, MD.

Present about 1100 Losses about 540.
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HM NumberHM6IT
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:46pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306968 N 4406928
Decimal Degrees39.79043333, -77.25440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.426', W 77° 15.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 25.56" N, 77° 15' 15.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7098 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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