Eleventh Corps

Eleventh Corps (HM76O)

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

N 39° 50.575', W 77° 13.91'

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Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac
Eleventh Corps

Major General Oliver O. Howard

First Division Brigadier General Francis C. Barlow
Brigadier General Adelbert Ames

Second Division Brigadier General Adolph Von Steinwehr

Third Division Major General Carl Schurz

Artillery Brigade Major Thomas W. Osborn

July 1 Schurz's Division in advance arrived at 10.30 a.m. was formed in line northwest of the town. Barlow's Division formed on Schurz's right. Steinwehr's Division was placed on Cemetery Hill. The line in front was attacked by Brigades of Rodes's and Early's Divisions. About 4 p.m. the Corps was forced back and retired through the town to Cemetery Hill and formed on each side of the Baltimore Pike.

July 2 The Corps remained in the same position until about 4 p.m. when the Confederate artillery opened fire from Benner's Hill and Cemetery Ridge but was silenced by the Artillery under Colonel Wainwright and Major Osborn. At 8 p.m. Hays's Louisiana and Hoke's North Carolina Brigades attacked the positions on East Cemetery Hill but were repulsed.

July 3 At 1 p.m. all the Confederate Artillery within direct range opened fire on this position which was followed by an unsuccessful charge on the 2nd Corps position.

Casualties: killed 33 officers, 336 men, wounded 120 officers, 1802 men, captured or missing 62 officers, 1448 men; total 3801
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HM NumberHM76O
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Year Placed1908
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309046 N 4412706
Decimal Degrees39.84291667, -77.23183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.575', W 77° 13.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 34.50" N, 77° 13' 54.60" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 Howard Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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