Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HM9PA)

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

N 39° 47.538', W 77° 14.175'

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Second Division - Fifth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps Second Division
Third Brigade

brig. Gen. Stephen H. Weed
Col. Kenner Garrard
140th. 146th. New York
91st. 155th. Pennsylvania Infantry
July 2 Arrived early in the morning and lay on the Baltimore Pike near Rock Creek until late in the day. Moved hastily to the left leading the Division and took position on Little Round Top on the right of Third Brigade First Division in time for the 140th New York to repel an attack on that point. The other regiments having moved to the right to the support of Battery I 5th U.S. and Third Corps line were brought back and went into position on the right of the 140th New York. Brig. Gen. Weed commanding Brigade and Col. P.H. O'Rorke commanding 140th New York were mortally wounded.

July 3 Remained in position until the close of the battle.

Casualties Killed 2 Officers 38 Men. Wounded 11 Officers 131 Men. Captured or missing 18 Men. Total 200.
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HM NumberHM9PA
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308528 N 4407097
Decimal Degrees39.79230000, -77.23625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.538', W 77° 14.175'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 32.28" N, 77° 14' 10.50" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3645 Sykes Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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