Perry's Brigade

Perry's Brigade (HM7PU)

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

N 39° 48.692', W 77° 15.171'

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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
Perry's Brigade

2nd. 5th. 8th. Florida Infantry

July 2 Formed line in forenoon in the eastern border of these Woods. Advanced at 6 p.m. and assisted in forcing the Unoin line on Emmitsburg Road and by rapid pursuit compelled the temporary abandonment of several guns. At the foot of the slope met fresh Union forces and the line on its right retiring it also fell back. The Color-bearer of the 8th Florida fell and its flag was lost.

July 3 Ordered to join Wilcox's Brigade on its left and conform to its movements. Supported Artillery until Longstreet's column started and then advanced in aid of his assault. But dense smoke hiding his oblique course the Brigade moved directly forward. In the gap caused thereby a strong force struck its left flank capturing about half of the 2nd Florida and its colors.

July 4 In line here and at dark began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 700. Killed 33, wounded 217, missing 205. Total 455
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HM NumberHM7PU
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:38am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307160 N 4409267
Decimal Degrees39.81153333, -77.25285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.692', W 77° 15.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 41.52" N, 77° 15' 10.26" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 174-194 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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