Wright's Brigade

Wright's Brigade (HM7OJ)

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

N 39° 48.843', W 77° 15.051'

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Anderson's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Anderson's Division
Wright's Brigade

3rd. 22nd. 48th. Regiments and 2nd. Battalion
Georgia Infantry

July 1 Formed line here in the forenoon. Advanced at 6 p.m. and dislodged Union troops posted near the Codori House capturing several guns and many prisoners. Pushing on broke the Union line at the stone wall south of the Angle and reached the crest of the ridge beyond capturing more guns. The supports on the riht being repulsed and those on the left not coming up with both flanks assaulted and converging columns threatening its rear it withdrew fighting its way out with heavy losses and unable to bring off the captured guns.

July 3 Advanced 600 yards to cover the retreat of Pickett's Division afterward was moved to the right to meet a threatened attack.

July 4 In line here all day. At dark began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 1450. Killed 146, wounded 394, missing 333. Total 873.
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HM NumberHM7OJ
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:58pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307338 N 4409542
Decimal Degrees39.81405000, -77.25085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.843', W 77° 15.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 50.58" N, 77° 15' 3.06" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 174 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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