Davis's Brigade

Davis's Brigade (HM9YZ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.3', W 77° 14.87'

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Heth's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

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Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Davis's Brigade

2nd. 11th. 42nd. Mississippi
55th. North Carolina Infantry

July 1 Formed west of Herr's Tavern crossed Willoughby Run about 10 a.m. Advanced in line and soon encountered artillery supported by 2nd Brigade 1st Division First Corps. The engagement was stubborn. The advance was made to the railroad cut after a short interval the attack was renewed at the cut and the Brigade was forced back losing many killed and wounded. A large force advancing on the right and rear opening a heavy flank fire the order was given to retire. About 3 p.m. the Brigade again moved forward with the Division and reached the suburbs of the town. The Brigade in the advance in the morning reached the railroad cut.

July 2 Not engaged.

July 3 Formed part of the column of Longstreet's assault.

July 4 The Brigade took up the line of march during the night to Hagerstown.
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HM NumberHM9YZ
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 2:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307664 N 4412231
Decimal Degrees39.83833333, -77.24783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.3', W 77° 14.87'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 18.00" N, 77° 14' 52.20" 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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