O'Neal's Brigade

O'Neal's Brigade (HMA13)

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

N 39° 50.77', W 77° 14.543'

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Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
O'Neal's Brigade

3rd. 5th. 6th. 12th. 26th. Alabama Infantry

July 1 Soon after arriving at this position three regiments attacked the Union flank the 5th regiment being ordered to guard the wide interval between the Brigade and Doles's Brigade in the valley on the left and the 3rd regiment joining Daniel's and afterwards Ramseur's Brigade. The three regiments were repulsed with heavy loss but the entire Brigade too part in the general attack soon made by the Confederates which finally dislodged the Union forces from Seminary Ridge.

July 2 The Brigade in position all day in or near the town but unengaged.

July 3 The 5th regiment lay in the southern borders of the town firing upon the Union Artillery with their long range rifles. The other regiments moved to Culp's Hill to reinforce Johnson's Division.

July 4 Moved to Seminary Ridge. At night began the march to Hagerstown.

Present 1794. Killed 73. Wounded 430. Missing 193. Total 696.
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HM NumberHMA13
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308153 N 4413089
Decimal Degrees39.84616667, -77.24238333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.77', W 77° 14.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 46.20" N, 77° 14' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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