Second Brigade

Second Brigade (HM9YA)

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

N 39° 50.352', W 77° 14.829'

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First Division - First Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
First Corps First Division
Second Brigade

Brig. Gen. Lysander Cutler
7th. Indiana 76th. 84th. 95th. 147th. New York
56th (9 Cos.) Pennsylvania Infantry

July 1 Arrived at 9.45 a.m. and took position on the right of Reynold's Woods. The 76th and 147th New York and 56th Penna. north of the railroad cut were fiercely attacked by Brig. Gen. Davis's Brigade Major Gen. Heth's Division but the 84th and 95th New York assisted by the 6th Wisconsin made a charge on the cut through which Brig. Gen. Davis's Brigade attempted to retreat and captured many prisoners and two stand of colors. The Brigade held its first position and went into position on Oak Ridge on the left of Second Division and assisted in the capture of a large part of Brig. Gen. Iverson's Brigade. Remained under a heavy fire until 4 p.m. when it retired by order of the General commanding to Cemetery Hill and took position on Culp's Hill. The 7th Indiana here joined the Brigade.

July 2 At night the 84th and 147th New York went to the support of Third Brigade Second Division Twelfth Corps and was actively engaged remaining through the night.

July 3 Repulsed an attack in the morning and remained in position until the close of the battle.

Casualties Killed 6 officers 122 men. Wounded 44 officers 465 men. Captured or missing 2 officers 363 men. Total 1002.
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HM NumberHM9YA
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307725 N 4412326
Decimal Degrees39.83920000, -77.24715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.352', W 77° 14.829'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 21.12" N, 77° 14' 49.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18-26 Reynolds Ave N, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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