Semmes's Brigade

Semmes's Brigade (HMA5F)

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

N 39° 47.705', W 77° 14.827'

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McLaws's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps McLaws's Division
Semmes's Brigade

10th. 50th. 51st. 53d.
Georgia Infantry

July 2 Arrived on the Field about 3.30 p.m. Advanced about 5 o'clock in support of Kershaw's and Anderson's Brigades and took an active part in the conflict on Rose Hill and in the ravine and forest East of there and in the vicinity of the Loop. Participated in the general advance late in the evening by which the Union forces were forced out of the Wheatfield and across the Plum Run Valley. Brig. General Paul J. Semmes fell mortally wounded in the ravine near the Loop.
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HM NumberHMA5F
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307605 N 4407429
Decimal Degrees39.79508333, -77.24711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.705', W 77° 14.827'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 42.30" N, 77° 14' 49.62" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2600-2672 Brooke Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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