Second Brigade

Second Brigade (HM92O)

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

N 39° 49.15', W 77° 13.19'

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First Division - Twelfth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Twelfth Corps First Division
Second Brigade

Brig. Gen. Henry H. Lockwood
1st. Maryland Potomac Home Brigade
1st. Maryland Eastern Shore
150th. New York Infantry

July 2 The 1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade and 150th New York arrived at 8 a.m. and went into position between Rock Creek and the Baltimore Pike on right of Division. Brig. Gen. Lockwood receiving orders direct from the General commanding Corps. Late in the day The Brigade went with Division to support Third Corps line and advanced over the ground from which the Corps had previously been forced. The 150th New York drew off 3 abandoned guns of 9th Mass. Battery and returned about midnight.

July 3 Took part in the recapture of works which Major Gen. Johnson's Division took possession of during the absence of Division the previous night. At 8 a.m. 1st Maryland Eastern Shore arrived and joined Brigade. Ordered in the afternoon to Second Corps line near Cemetery to render support where needed.

The Brigade was not assigned to the Division until July 5th

Casualties. Killed 3 officers 32 men. Wounded 3 officers 118 men. Captured or missing 18 men. Total 174.
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HM NumberHM92O
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310008 N 4410044
Decimal Degrees39.81916667, -77.21983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.15', W 77° 13.19'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 9.00" N, 77° 13' 11.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-1198 Slocum Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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