First Brigade

First Brigade (HM945)

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

N 39° 49.069', W 77° 13.182'

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Third Division - Sixth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps Third Division
First Brigade

Brig. Gen. Alexander Shaler
65th. 67th. 122d. New York
23d. 82d. Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2 Arrived about 2 p.m. from Manchester Md and late in the day moved to the northeast slope of Little Round Top and held in reserve bivouacking for the night near the Taneytown Road in rear of Second Brigade.

July 3 Ordered to the left and at 8 a.m. to the right to the support of Second Division Twelfth Corps. Took position in rear of woods on Culp's Hill beyond which action was progressing and was engaged under command of Brig. Gen. J.W. Geary from 9 until 11 a.m. when the original line of Twelfth Corps was regained. At 3 p.m. returned and under a terrific fire of artillery was ordered by Major Gen. G.G. Meade to remain in rear of Third Corps and to report to Major Gen. J. Newton. At 7 p.m. moved half a mile to the right in reserve and remained during the night rejoined the Division the next morning.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 14 men. Wounded 3 officers 53 men. Captured or missing 3 men. Total 74.
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HM NumberHM945
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 5:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310015 N 4409894
Decimal Degrees39.81781667, -77.21970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.069', W 77° 13.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 4.14" N, 77° 13' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2507-2509 Slocum Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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