Gordon's Brigade

Gordon's Brigade (HM7A8)

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

N 39° 50.696', W 77° 13.591'

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Early's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Early's Division
Gordon's Brigade

13th. 26th. 31st. 38th. 60th. 61st.
Georgia Infantry

July 1 Arrived on the field from Harrisburg Road in the early afternoon and formed line on the North side of Rock Creek. About 3 p.m. moved across the creek to support of Rodes's left which was attacked from Barlow Knoll. Charged the Union Forces upon this hill after a most obstinate resistance succeeded in breaking the line. The Brigade was afterwards moved to the support of Smith's Brigade on the York Road
The Brigade captured a large number of prisoners during the day.

July 2 Moved to the railroad in support of Hay's and Avery's Brigades in their attack on Cemetery Ridge.

July 3 Occupied the position at foot of Cemetery Ridge and not engaged.

July 4 At 2 a.m. the Brigade was withdrawn and moved to Cashtown Road.

Casualties - Killed 71 - Wounded 270 - Missing 39 - Total 380.
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HM NumberHM7A8
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Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:14am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309507 N 4412918
Decimal Degrees39.84493333, -77.22651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.696', W 77° 13.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 41.76" N, 77° 13' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4628 Howard Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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