First Corps

First Corps (HM9UX)

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

N 39° 50.166', W 77° 14.953'

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Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac
First Corps

Major General John F. Reynolds
Major General Abner Doubleday
Major General John Newton
First Division Brigadier General James S. Wadsworth
Second Division Brigadier General John C. Robinson
Third Division Brigadier General Thomas A. Rowley, Major General Abner Doubleday
Artillery Brigade Colonel Charles S. Wainwright

July 1. Arrived at Gettysburg between 10 a.m. and noon. Relieved Buford's Cavalry and became engaged with Archer's and Davis's Brigades Heth's Division Hill's Corps. General Reynolds fell mortally wounded about 10.15 a.m. The Confederates having been reinforced from Hill's and Ewell's Corps made a vigorous attack at 2 p.m. with superior numbers along the entire line. At 4 p.m. the Corps retired and took positions on Culp's Hill and Cemetery Ridge.

July 2 & 3 Wadsworth's Division occupied the north part of Culp's Hill connecting with 12th Corps on right and Robinson's and Rowley's Divisions on Cemetery Ridge with detachments elsewhere.

Casualties including Corps and Division staff killed 42 officers, 624 men. Wounded 262 officers, 2969 men. Captured or missing 83 officers, 2079 men. Total 6059.
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HM NumberHM9UX
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Year Placed1906
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307540 N 4411986
Decimal Degrees39.83610000, -77.24921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.166', W 77° 14.953'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 9.96" N, 77° 14' 57.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-48 Reynolds Ave S, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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