Steuart's Brigade

Steuart's Brigade (HM8SN)

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

N 39° 49.033', W 77° 12.918'

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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
Steuart's Brigade

1st. Maryland Battalion
1st. and 3rd. North Carolina
10th. 23rd. and 37th. Virginia Infantry

July 1 Arrived about nightfall and took position near Hanover Road about a mile east of Rock Creek with left wing at edge of woods.

July 2 Crossing Rock Creek at 6 p.m. the 3rd N.C. and 1st Md. attacked the lesser summit of Culp's Hill. Reinforced later by the other regiments the Union breastworks thinly manned at some points were occupied to the southern base of the main summit but only after a vigorous and desperate conflict.

July 3 The Union troops reinforced renewed the conflict at dawn and it raged fiercely until 11 a.m. when this Brigade and the entire line fell back to the base of the Hill and from thence moved about midnight to Seminary Ridge northwest of the town.

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

Present about 1700. Killed 83, wounded 409, missing 190. Total 682.
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HM NumberHM8SN
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 10:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310390 N 4409818
Decimal Degrees39.81721667, -77.21530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.033', W 77° 12.918'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 1.98" N, 77° 12' 55.08" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 E Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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