Perrin's Brigade

Perrin's Brigade (HM7DU)

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

N 39° 49.343', W 77° 14.728'

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Pender's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Pender's Division
Perrin's Brigade

1st. Rifles, 12th. 13th. 14th. Regiments and 1st.
Provisional South Carolina Infantry

July 1 Crossed Willoughby Run about 3.30 p.m. with its left in Reynolds Woods and advancing relieved Heth's line took a prominent part in the struggle by which the Union forces were dislodged from Seminary Ridge and pursuing them into the town captured many prisoners. The Rifle regiment was on duty as train guard and not in the battle of this day.

July 2 Supported artillery south of Fairfield Road. At 6 p.m. advanced a Battalion of sharpshooters which skirmished with the Union outposts until dark. At 10 p.m. took position on Ramseur's right in the Long Lane leading from the town to the Bliss House and Barn.

July 3 In the same position and constantly engaged in skirmishing.

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

Present about 1600. Killed 100, wounded 477, Total 577.
HM NumberHM7DU
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307823 N 4410456
Decimal Degrees39.82238333, -77.24546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.343', W 77° 14.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 20.58" N, 77° 14' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106-124 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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