Rodes's Division

Rodes's Division (HMA1C)

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

N 39° 50.901', W 77° 14.59'

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Second Army Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Second Army Corps
Rodes's Division
Maj. Gen. R.E. Rodes
Daniel's Brigade Brig. Gen. Junius Daniel
Doles's Brigade Brig. Gen. George Doles
Iverson's Brigade Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson
Ramseur's Brigade Brig. Gen. S.D. Ramseur
O'Neal's Brigade Col. E.A. O'Neal
Artillery Battalion Four Batteries Lieut. Col. Thomas H. Carter

July 1. Rodes's Division advancing by the Newville Road occupied Oak Ridge about noon. The line formed and advanced in the following order. Doles's Brigade deployed in the Valley north of Town and left of Division and was opposed by troops of the Eleventh Corps. O'Neal's and Iverson's Brigades advanced on Ridge and meeting a portion of First Union Corps were driven back with heavy loss. Daniel's Brigade was ordered to the support of Iverson but became separated by a change of direction. Moved to the Railroad on the right where Heth's Division was engaged. Ramseur held in reserve. After a severe conflict the Union troops retired.

July 2. The Division occupied ground near and west of town and was not engaged.

July 3. The Brigades of Daniel and O'Neal were ordered to report to Gen. E. Johnson on the left early in the morning and joined in the attack on Culp's Hill. The remainder of the Division held the position of day before and at night retired to Seminary Ridge.

July 4. The Division took up the line of march during the night.

Casualties killed 421 wounded 1728 missing 704. Total 2853.
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HM NumberHMA1C
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Year Placed1909
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308092 N 4413333
Decimal Degrees39.84835000, -77.24316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.901', W 77° 14.59'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 54.06" N, 77° 14' 35.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6318 Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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