Third Division

Third Division (HM9VY)

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

N 39° 50.041', W 77° 15.025'

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First Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
First Corps
Third Division

Brig. Gen. Thos. A. Rowley, Major Gen. Abner Doubleday

First Brigade Col. Chapman Biddle, Brig. Gen. T.A. Rowley
Second Brigade Col. Roy Stone, Col. Langhorne Wister, Col. E.L. Dana
Third Brigade Brig. Gen. Geo. J. Stannard, Col. Francis V. Randall

July 1. Arrived about 11 a.m. The First Brigade took position in the field on the left of Reynolds Woods. Second Brigade on Chambersburg Pike relieving Second Brigade First Division. These Brigades were actively engaged from 2 to 4 p.m. and retired with the Corps and took position south of the Cemetery fronting Emmitsburg Road. The Third Brigade joined at dusk.

July 2. At sunset sent to support of Third Corps on its right at Emmitsburg Road and captured 80 prisoners and recaptured 4 guns.

July 3. Position on left of Second Division Second Corps. Assisted in repulsing Longstreet's assault capturing many prisoners and three stand of colors.

Casualties Killed 13 officers 252 men. Wounded 89 officers 1208 men. Captured or missing 16 officers 525 men. Total 2103.
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HM NumberHM9VY
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307431 N 4411758
Decimal Degrees39.83401667, -77.25041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.041', W 77° 15.025'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 2.46" N, 77° 15' 1.50" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50-70 Reynolds Ave S, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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