First Brigade

First Brigade (HMA08)

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

N 39° 50.489', W 77° 14.573'

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Second Division - First Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
First Corps Second Division
First Brigade

Brig. Gen. Gabriel R. Paul,
Col. Samuel H. Leonard, Col. Adrian R. Root,
Col. Richard Coulter, Col. Peter Lyle
16th. Maine 13th. Massachusetts
94th. 104th. New York 107th. Penna. Infantry

July 1 Arrived about noon and went into position on the ridge near the Seminary and threw up breastworks. About half past 2 p.m. moved to the right of Corps in support of Second Brigade. Repulsed repeated attacks and was engaged until 4 p.m. then retired to Seminary Ridge and constructed breastworks.
The 11th. Penna. was transferred from Second Brigade.

July 2 About noon relieved by Third Division Second Corps and went to rear in support of Batteries on Cemetery Hill. At sunset moved to the left to support the Third Corps and returned to Cemetery Hill.

July 3 At 9 a.m. went to support of Twelfth Corps and at 3 p.m. to the left and took position on right of Second Corps in support of a Battery and there remained until the close of the battle.

Casualties Killed 2 officers 49 men. Wounded 36 officers 321 men. Captured or missing 40 officers 593 men. Total 1041.
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HM NumberHMA08
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308097 N 4412570
Decimal Degrees39.84148333, -77.24288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.489', W 77° 14.573'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 29.34" N, 77° 14' 34.38" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Doubleday Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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