O'Neal's Brigade

O'Neal's Brigade (HM8S1)

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

N 39° 49.176', W 77° 13.007'

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Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
O'Neal's Brigade

3rd. 5th. 6th. 12th. 26th. Alabama Infantry

July 3 After taking part in the battles of the First and Second Days elsewhere on the field the Brigades leaving the 5th Regiment on guard marched at 2 a.m. from its position in town to Culp's Hill to reinforce Johnson's Division. Arrived at daybreak and was soon under fire but not actively engaged until 8 a.m. when it advanced against the breastworks on the eastern slope of the main summit of the Hill gaining there a position near the Union works and holding it under a terrific fire for three hours until withdrawn by Gen. Johnson with his entire line to the base of the Hill near the Creek. From thence it moved during the night to Seminary Ridge west of the town and rejoined Rodes's Division.

July 4 Occupied Seminary Ridge. Late at night began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 1650. Killed 73, wounded 430, missing 193. Total 696.
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HM NumberHM8S1
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 12:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310270 N 4410085
Decimal Degrees39.81960000, -77.21678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.176', W 77° 13.007'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 10.56" N, 77° 13' 0.42" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 139 E Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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