Second Brigade

Second Brigade (HM807)

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

N 39° 50.251', W 77° 15.119'

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Third Division - First Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
First Corps Third Division
Second Brigade

Col. Roy Stone, Col. Langhorne Wister
Col. Edmund L. Dana
143d. 149th. 150th. Pennsylvania Infantry

July 1 Arrived and went into position at the McPherson building between Reynolds's Woods and the Railroad Cut and was subjected to a heavy front and enfilading artillery fire from the right. Repulsed repeated attacks of Brig. Gen. Daniel's Brigade Major Gen. Rodes's Division from the right as well as front attacks until pressed on both flanks and in front by superior numbers it retired to Seminary Ridge and held temporary breast works there until the Corps retired before overwhelming numbers to Cemetery Hill when the Brigade with the Division took position at the left of the Cemetery on and near the Taneytown Road.

July 2 Late in the afternoon moved to left and took position previously occupied by First Division Second Corps.

July 3 Remained in the same position under the heavy artillery fire in the afternoon.

The strength of the Brigade July 1st 1315.
Casualties. Killed 4 officers 105 men. Wounded 35 officers 430 men. Captured or missing 8 officers 271 men. Total 853.
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HM NumberHM807
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307307 N 4412149
Decimal Degrees39.83751667, -77.25198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.251', W 77° 15.119'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 15.06" N, 77° 15' 7.14" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1022 Stone-Meredith Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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