Anderson's Brigade

Anderson's Brigade (HM802)

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

N 39° 47.517', W 77° 15.29'

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Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Anderson's Brigade

7th. 8th. 9th. 11th. 59th. Georgia Infantry

July 2 After march of several miles formed line about 4 p.m. 100 yards west of this. The Seventh Regiment was sent southward to watch Union Cavalry. The others charged into the woods south of Wheatfield and dislodged the Union line from stone fence there but flanked on the left retired to crest of Rose Hill. Reinforced later by parts of other Brigades they again advanced. The wounding of Gen. G.T. Anderson caused a brief halt and some confusion but they advanced a third time and after a struggle occupied the woodland to its border on Plum Run Valley.

July 3 The Brigade was sent down Emmitsburg Road and assisted in repulsing and holding in check Union Cavalry which sought to flank the Division.

July 4 Assisted in constructing works to protect the flank.

July 5 About 5 a.m. began the march to Hagerstown, Md.

Present about 1800. Losses 671.
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HM NumberHM802
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 4:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306936 N 4407098
Decimal Degrees39.79195000, -77.25483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.517', W 77° 15.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 31.02" N, 77° 15' 17.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3515 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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