Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HMA6H)

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

N 39° 47.758', W 77° 14.721'

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Second Division - Third Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Third Corps Second Division
Third Brigade

Col. George C. Burling
2d. New Hampshire 5th. 6th. 7th. 8th. New Jersey
115th Pennsylvania Infantry.

July 2 Arrived between 9 and 10 a.m. and joined the Division. Between 2 and 3 p.m. advanced with the Division and was placed in reserve in rear of Second Brigade and soon thereafter ordered to First Division except that the 5th New Jersey supported Battery K 4th U.S. on the Emmitsburg Road. The 2d New Hampshire and 7th New Jersey reported to Brig. Gen. C. K. Graham and supported Batteries in the Peach Orchard the 63d Penna. on the left. The 6th New Jersey went to the support of Second Brigade First Division on its left in Plum Run Gorge near Devil's Den. The 8th New Jersey and 115 Penna. were sent to the Wheatfield to support the right of Second Brigade First Division. The Regiments of the Brigade were severally engaged where assigned and retired at the close of the day with the organizations with which they served.

July 3 In the morning rejoined the Division and was placed in reserve where apparently needed.

Casualties Killed 6 offices 53 men. Wounded 43 officers 333 men. Captured or missing 78 men. Total 513.
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HM NumberHMA6H
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 4:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307759 N 4407523
Decimal Degrees39.79596667, -77.24535000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.758', W 77° 14.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 45.48" N, 77° 14' 43.26" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 DeTrobriand Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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