Iverson's Brigade

Iverson's Brigade (HMA19)

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

N 39° 50.872', W 77° 14.586'

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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
Iverson's Brigade

5th. 12th. 20th. 23rd. North Carolina Infantry

July 1 The Brigade was one of the first of the Division in the battle. It advanced against the Union line posted behind stone fence east of Forney Field. Its right being assailed by 2nd Brigade First Corps and its left exposed by the repulse of O'Neal. A vigorous assault by Union forces in front and on left flank almost annihilated three regiments. The 12th regiment on the right being sheltered by the knoll suffered slight loss and the remnants of the others joined Ramseur's Brigade and served with it through the battle.

July 2 Lay all day in the town. At dusk moved to aid in an attack on Cemetery Hill but two of Early's Brigade having been repulsed the Brigade withdrew.

July 3 With other Brigades in the sunken road southwest of the town. At night withdrew to Seminary Ridge.

July 4 Marched at 2 p.m. as wagon train guard on road to Hagerstown.

Present 1470. Killed 130 wounded 382 missing 308. Total 820.
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HM NumberHMA19
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308096 N 4413279
Decimal Degrees39.84786667, -77.24310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.872', W 77° 14.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 52.32" N, 77° 14' 35.16" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6312 Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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