Pettigrew's Brigade

Pettigrew's Brigade (HM7IZ)

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

N 39° 49.064', W 77° 14.897'

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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
Pettigrew's Brigade

11th. 26th. 47th. 52nd.
North Carolina Infantry

July 1 Crossing Willoughby Run at 2 p.m. met the 1st Brigade 1st Division First Corps in Reynolds Woods and drove it back after a bloody struggle. Advancing to the summit of the ridge encountered and broke a second Union line and was then relieved by troops of Pender's Division

July 2 Lay in Woods west of the Run. In evening took position near here.

July 3 In Longstreet's assault the Brigade occupied the right center of the Division and the course of the charge brought it in front of the high stone wall north of the Angle and 80 yards further east. It advanced very nearly to that wall. A few reached it but were captured. The skeleton regiments retired led by Lieutenants and the Brigade by a Major the only field officer left.

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

Present on first day about 2000. Killed 190, wounded 915, missing about 300. Total 1405.
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HM NumberHM7IZ
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:18pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307568 N 4409946
Decimal Degrees39.81773333, -77.24828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.064', W 77° 14.897'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 3.84" N, 77° 14' 53.82" 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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