Walker's Brigade

Walker's Brigade (HM8SQ)

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

N 39° 48.949', W 77° 12.939'

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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
Walker's Brigade

2nd. 4th. 5th. 27th. 33rd. Virginia Infantry

July 1 Arrived about nightfall and took position east of Rock Creek near Hanover Road at border of woods on left of Division.

July 2 Guarded Division all day on its flank from Union forces in woods near by skirmishing with them sharply at times and finally driving them away. After dark crossed Rock Creek and rejoined the Division which had crossed about 6 p.m. and occupied part of the Union breastworks.

July 3 Took part in the unsuccessful struggle lasting from daybreak until near noon and then retired to the foot of hill and from thence about midnight 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 1450. Killed 35, wounded 208, missing 87. Total 330.
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HM NumberHM8SQ
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310357 N 4409663
Decimal Degrees39.81581667, -77.21565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.949', W 77° 12.939'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 56.94" N, 77° 12' 56.34" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112 E Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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