Fourth Brigade

Fourth Brigade (HMA5G)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.704', W 77° 14.82'

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First Division - Second Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps First Division
Fourth Brigade

Col. John R. Brooke
27th. Connecticut (2 Cos.)
2d. Delaware 64th. New York
53d. 145th. (7 Cos.) Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2 Arrived early in the morning took position on the line from Cemetery Hill to Round Top and was the right Brigade of Division. Between 5 and 6 p.m. went with Division to Wheatfield and advanced in reserve until the Division had forced back the Confederates to the further end when the Brigade advanced on the left of Third Brigade across a marsh to the crest of a wooded hill. The Union line along the Emmitsburg Road having soon thereafter been forced back by Brig. Gen. Semmes's, Brig. Gen. Kershaw's and Brig. Gen. Wofford's Brigades which advanced in front and on the right flank. Brig. Gen. Anderson's Brigade advancing on the left flank the Brigade retired with the Division and resumed its former place in Corps line.

July 3 Constructed entrenchments and remained in former position until the close of the battle.

Casualties. Killed 8 officers 46 men. Wounded 38 officers 246 men. Captured or missing 51 men. Total 389.
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HM NumberHMA5G
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 11:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307615 N 4407427
Decimal Degrees39.79506667, -77.24700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.704', W 77° 14.82'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 42.24" N, 77° 14' 49.20" 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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