Gordon's Brigade

Gordon's Brigade (HM8R4)

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

N 39° 49.693', W 77° 13.552'

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Early's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Early's Division
Gordon's Brigade

13th. 26th. 31st. 38th. 60th. 61st.
Georgia Infantry

July 2 After participating in the operations of July 1st at Barlow Knoll and elsewhere it took position in the afternoon on the railroad between the town and Rock Creek. When the assault was made at 8 p.m. on East Cemetery Hill the Brigade advanced to its support but was halted here because the expected re-enforcements from the right were unable to co-operate and it was evident that the assault would fail.

July 3 Remained here skirmishing with sharpshooters and exposed to Artillery fire.

July 4 The Brigade was withdrawn and moved to Seminary Ridge after midnight began the march to Hagerstown.

Present about 1500. Killed 71, wounded 270, missing 39. Total 380.
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HM NumberHM8R4
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 7:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309516 N 4411061
Decimal Degrees39.82821667, -77.22586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.693', W 77° 13.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 41.58" N, 77° 13' 33.12" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 152 E Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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