Companies E and H, Second U.S. Sharpshooters

Companies E and H, Second U.S. Sharpshooters (HM9T7)

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

N 39° 47.338', W 77° 14.812'

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Second Brigade

— First Division, Third Corps —

(Front):
Companies E and H
Second United States
Sharpshooters.
Second Brigade.
First Division, Third Corps.
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Arrived on the field July 1. At 6 p.m. July 2 met the onset of Longstreet's Corps near this point and helped to check its advance upon Round Top. July 3 reinforced the front lines in the repulse of Pickett's assault. July 4, skirmished all day along the Emmetsburg Road.

Number engaged, 48, wounded 9, captured 5. (See other side)

(Back):
Organized in November and December 1861 and accepting 430 officers and men, these companies took part in the Battles of Orange Court House, Rappahannock Station, Sulphur Springs, Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wapping Heights, Auburn, Va., Kelly's Ford, Brand Station, Orange Grove, Mine Run, Wilderness, Po River, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg. June 16, 64, Deep Bottom, Petersburg. Sept. 10, 64, Boydton Plank Road, Weldon Railroad and Hatcher's Run. Consolidated with Fourth Vermont Feb. 25, 1865. These companies served with that regiment to the close of the war.

Killed and mortally wounded, 40; Wounded 90; Mustered out July, 1865.
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HM NumberHM9T7
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByState of Vermont
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307610 N 4406749
Decimal Degrees39.78896667, -77.24686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.338', W 77° 14.812'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 20.28" N, 77° 14' 48.72" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 26 Slyder Farm Ln, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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