Jones's Brigade

Jones's Brigade (HM8RN)

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

N 39° 49.342', W 77° 13.206'

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Johnson's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Johnson's Division
Jones's Brigade

21st. 25th. 42nd. 44th. 48th. 50th.
Virginia Infantry

July 1 Arrived near nightfall and took position east of Rock Creek and north of Hanover Road with pickets advanced to the front.

July 2 About 4 p.m. moved forward to support Artillery on Benner's Hill. Crossed Rock Creek at 6 p.m. and assailed the Union position on the summit of Culp's Hill charging up the steep northern slope nearly to the Union breastworks and continuing the struggle until dark.

July 3 In line near here all day sometimes skirmishing heavily. About midnight moved with the Division and Corps to Seminary Ridge northwest of the town.

July 4 Occupied Seminary Ridge. About 10 p.m. began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 1600. Killed 58, wounded 302, missing 61. Total 421.
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HM NumberHM8RN
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309994 N 4410400
Decimal Degrees39.82236667, -77.22010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.342', W 77° 13.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 20.52" N, 77° 13' 12.36" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 231-247 E Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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