Archer's Brigade

Archer's Brigade (HM7GO)

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

N 39° 49.015', W 77° 14.932'

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Heth's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Archer's Brigade

5th. Battalion and 13th. Alabama
1st. 7th. 14th. Tennessee Infantry

July 1 Reached the field in the morning. The Battalion was ordered to watch Cavalry on the right. The four Regiments advancing into Reynolds Woods were met and flanked by the 1st Brigade 1st Division First Corps and fell back across the Run losing 75 prisoners including Brig. General Archer.

July 2 In the evening marched from the Woods west of Willoughby Run and took position here.

July 3 In Longstreet's assault was the right Brigade of Pettigrew's Division. Advanced to the stone wall at the Angle and some of the men leaped over it. Had 13 color bearers shot 4 of them at the wall. Lost 4 of the 5 flags and 5 of the 7 field officers with company officers and men in nearly the same proportion.

July 4 After night withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 1048. Killed and wounded 160, missing 517. Total 677.
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HM NumberHM7GO
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307516 N 4409856
Decimal Degrees39.81691667, -77.24886667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.015', W 77° 14.932'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 0.90" N, 77° 14' 55.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 148-170 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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