Brockenbrough's Brigade

Brockenbrough's Brigade (HM7FA)

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

N 39° 49.158', W 77° 14.838'

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Heth's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Brockenbrough's Brigade

40th. 47th. 55th. Regiments and 22nd.
Battalion Virginia Infantry

July 1 Crossed the Run at 2 p.m. between Chambersburg Pike and Reynolds Woods. Engaged Union forces on McPherson Ridge and with other troops on left drove them back to next ridge capturing two flags and may prisoners with some sharpshooters in the barn. Soon afterwards the Brigade was relieved by Pender's Division.

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

July 3 In Longstreet's assault this Brigade was on the left flank of the column and as it approached the Union position was exposed to a severe fire of musketry on the left flank and of Artillery and musketry in front. It pushed on beyond the Emmitsburg Road but was met by a heavy front and flank fire from the Union lines north of the Bryan Barn and compelled to fall back.

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

Present about 1100. Killed 25. Wounded 123. Missing 80. Total 228.
HM NumberHM7FA
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307657 N 4410117
Decimal Degrees39.81930000, -77.24730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.158', W 77° 14.838'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 9.48" N, 77° 14' 50.28" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126-142 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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