Nicholls's Brigade

Nicholls's Brigade (HM8RP)

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

N 39° 49.29', W 77° 13.088'

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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
Nicholls's Brigade

1st. 2nd. 10th. 14th. 15th. Louisiana Infantry

July 1 Arrived near nightfall and took position east of Rock Creek north of Hanover Road and on the right of the Division.

July 2 About 6 p.m. changing to left of Jones's Brigade crossed the Creek attacked Union forces on Culp's Hill drove in their outposts and reached and held a line about 100 yards from their breastworks against which a steady fire was maintained for hours and some vigorous but unsuccessful assaults made.

July 3 At dawn the Brigade reopened fire and continued it for many hours then retired to line near the Creek whence about midnight it moved with the Division and Corps to Seminary Ridge.

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

Present about 1100. Killed 43, wounded 309, missing 36. Total 388.
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HM NumberHM8RP
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310160 N 4410299
Decimal Degrees39.82150000, -77.21813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.29', W 77° 13.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 17.40" N, 77° 13' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 E Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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