Seventh U.S. Infantry

Seventh U.S. Infantry (HMA4W)

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

N 39° 47.714', W 77° 14.491'

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Second Brigade - Second Division

— Fifth Corps —

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

Four Companies
Captain David R. Hancock commanding

July 2 Arrived in the morning and took position with the Brigade on the right of the Twelfth Corps. Later moved with the Brigade to the left and at 5 p.m. formed line on the right of Little Round Top advanced across Plum Run and to the crest of the rocky wooded hill in front near the Wheatfield and facing to the left occupied the stone wall on the edge of the woods. The Confederates having opened fire on the right flank and advanced through the Wheatfield in the rear the Brigade was withdrawn under a deadly fire of musketry on both flanks and on the rear and of shot and shell from the Batteries and formed in line on the right of Little Round Top.

July 3 Remained in same position.

July 4 Advanced nearly a mile in support of a skirmish line of the Twelfth and Fourteenth Infantry.

Casualties. Killed 1 officers and 11 men. Wounded 3 officers and 42 men. Missing 2 men.
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HM NumberHMA4W
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 2:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308085 N 4407433
Decimal Degrees39.79523333, -77.24151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.714', W 77° 14.491'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 42.84" 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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