Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade

Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade (HMA2J)

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

N 39° 47.223', W 77° 15.253'

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Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Law's Brigade
Fourth Alabama Infantry

July 2 Left New Guilford 25 miles distant at 3 a.m. arrived here and formed line about 4 p.m. and under fire from Smith's Union Battery on rocky ridge and the sharpshooters in Plum Run Valley. Advanced at once against the Union position on Little Round Top. The regiment encountered the 83d Penna. and right wing of the 20th Maine. The conflict lasted until night-fall.

July 3 Occupied breastwork on western slope of Round Top with firing on skirmish line. At 5 p.m. intercepted near the Slyder House and aided in repulsing the Union cavalry under Brig.-Gen. Farnsworth and pursued it into the forest south of the valley. About 11 p.m. the regiment under orders resumed position near here and lay inactive the next day and night.

July 5 About 5 a.m. began the march to Hagerstown.

Present officers and men about 275. Killed and wounded 87.
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HM NumberHMA2J
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Year Placed1904
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 11:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306975 N 4406552
Decimal Degrees39.78705000, -77.25421667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.223', W 77° 15.253'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 13.38" N, 77° 15' 15.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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