Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HM938)

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

N 39° 49.111', W 77° 13.178'

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Second Division - Twelfth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Twelfth Corps Second Division
Third Brigade

Brig. Gen. George S. Greene
60th. 78th. 102d. 137th. 149th. New York Infantry

July 1 Arrived about 5 p.m. and took position on the left of the First Corps on Cemetery Ridge.

July 2 At 6 a.m. took position on Culp's Hill on the right of the First Corps with Second Brigade on right. Breastworks were constructed. At 6.30 p.m. the First and Second Brigades were ordered to follow the First Division to support the left of the Army leaving this Brigade to occupy the entire Corps line. The 137th New York was moved into the position of the Second Brigade when the line was attacked by Major Gen. Johnson's Division which made four distinct charges and at 8 p.m. occupied the works that the First Division had vacated but were successfully repulsed from the line held by the Brigade the 137th New York having changed front to face the attack. The Brigade was reinforced by about 750 men from the First and Eleventh Corps.

July 3 At daylight Major Gen. Johnson having been reinforced advanced and a fierce engagement ensued for seven hours when after suffering great losses he was forced back from the entire line.

Casualties. Killed 6 officers 61 men. Wounded 10 officers 202 men. Captured or missing 1 officers 23 men. Total 303.
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HM NumberHM938
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310023 N 4409971
Decimal Degrees39.81851667, -77.21963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.111', W 77° 13.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 6.66" N, 77° 13' 10.68" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1478 Slocum Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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