Seventeenth U.S. Infantry

Seventeenth U.S. Infantry (HMA4U)

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

N 39° 47.661', W 77° 14.491'

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Second Brigade - Second Division

— Fifth Corps —

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

Seven Companies
Lieut.-Colonel J. Durell Green commanding

July 2 Arrived in the morning and took position with the Brigade on the right of the Twelfth Corps. Later moved to the left and at 5 p.m. formed line with the Brigade at the right of Little Round Top and advanced across Plum Run to the crest of the rocky wooded hill beyond near the Wheatfield under a severe fire from the Confederate sharpshooters on the left then facing left the Regiment with the Brigade occupied the stone wall on the edge of the woods. The Confederates having opened fire on the right and advanced in the Wheatfield in the rear the Brigade was withdrawn under a heavy fire on both flanks and from the rear and formed in line on the right of Little Round Top having been engaged about two hours.

July 3 Remained in same position.

Present 25 officers and 235 men.
Casualties killed 1 officer and 24 men.
Wounded 13 officers and 105 men. Missing 7 men.
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HM NumberHMA4U
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308083 N 4407335
Decimal Degrees39.79435000, -77.24151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.661', W 77° 14.491'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 39.66" N, 77° 14' 29.46" 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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