Twelfth U.S. Infantry

Twelfth U.S. Infantry (HMA4S)

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

N 39° 47.685', W 77° 14.467'

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First Brigade - Second Division

— Fifth Corps —

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps
Second Division
First Brigade
Twelfth U.S. Infantry

Eight Companies
Captain Thomas S. Dunn Commanding

July 2 Arrived in the morning and took position with the Brigade and Division near the Twelfth Corps on the right. Moved with the Division from the right to the left of the line and at 5 p.m. with the Brigade moved across Plum Run near Little Round Top and supported the Second Brigade in its advance to the crest of the rocky wooded hill in front and facing left engaged the Confederates but retired under a heavy fire on both flanks and from the rear after the Confederates had obtained possession of the Wheatfield in the rear of the Brigade and went into position on Little Round Top.

July 3 Remained in same position.

July 4 Regiment with the 14th supported the 3d, 4th, and 8th U.S. Infantry in a reconnoissance and developed a force of the Confederate Infantry and Artillery in front.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 7 men. Wounded 4 officers 87 men. Missing 13 men.
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HM NumberHMA4S
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308118 N 4407379
Decimal Degrees39.79475000, -77.24111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.685', W 77° 14.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 41.10" N, 77° 14' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6844 Ayres Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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