Fifth Corps

Fifth Corps (HM9R8)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.603', W 77° 14.113'

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— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps

Major General George Sykes
First Division Brigadier General James Barnes
Second Division Brigadier General Romeyn B. Ayres
Third Division Brigadier General Samuel W. Crawford
Artillery Brigade Captain Augustus P. Martin

July 2. Arrived early in the morning and went into position on the right of 12th Corps. Later crossed Rock Creek via Baltimore Pike and was massed in the field until late in the afternoon. Moved to the left between 4 and 5 p.m. Barnes's and Ayres's Divisions taking possession of Little Round Top and re-inforcing the 3d corps line. Crawford's Division in reserve. All the Brigades of the Corps except Fisher's were engaged at intervals until night.

July 3. Barnes's Division except Tilton's Brigade north of Little Round Top with Wright's Division 6th Corps on the right left and rear. Ayres's and Crawford's Divisions and Tilton's Brigade on the Round Tops. These positions were held during the day.

July 4. In same positions except reconnoissances from each Division were made in front during the day.

Casualties. Killed 28 Officers 337 Men. Wounded 129 Officers 1481 Men. Captured or Missing 1 Officer 210 Men. Total 2186.
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HM NumberHM9R8
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Year Placed1906
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308619 N 4407215
Decimal Degrees39.79338333, -77.23521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.603', W 77° 14.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 36.18" N, 77° 14' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 387 Sykes Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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