Wilcox's Brigade

Wilcox's Brigade (HM7R3)

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

N 39° 48.522', W 77° 15.308'

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Anderson's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Anderson's Division
Wilcox's Brigade

8th. 9th. 10th. 11th. 14th. Alabama Infantry

July 2 Formed line here in forenoon. The 10th and 11th Regiments taking position on the right after a severe skirmish with Union outpost. Advanced at 6 p.m. and broke the Union line on Emmitsburg road capturing two guns and pursuing rapidly took many prisoners and six more guns. At Plum Run was met by a heavy fire of Artillery and fresh Infantry and being unsupported after severe losses fell back without being able to bring off the captured guns.

July 3 Took position west of Emmitsburg Road in support of Artillery. Soon after Longstreet's column started an order was received to advance and support it but smoke riding the oblique course of Pickett's Division the Brigade moving straight forward found itself engaged in a separate and useless conflict was promptly withdrawn.

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

Present 1777. Killed 51, wounded 469, missing 261. Total 781.
HM NumberHM7R3
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306957 N 4408958
Decimal Degrees39.80870000, -77.25513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.522', W 77° 15.308'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 31.32" N, 77° 15' 18.48" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-13 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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