The Irish Brigade

The Irish Brigade (HMA7K)

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

N 39° 47.825', W 77° 14.704'

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Second Brigade, First Division

— Second Corps —

(Front):
Second Brigade
First Division
Second Corps
July 2, 1863. 6 p.m.

63. 69. 88.
New York Infantry
Irish Brigade

Casualties ?63. ?69. ?88.
Killed ????????? 5. ? 5.? 7.
Wounded ? 10. ? 14.? 17.
Missing ???????? 8. ? 6. ? 4.

(Back):
The Brigade entered the battle under command of Colonel Patrick Kelly 530 strong, of which this contingent, comprising three battalions of two companies each, numbered 240 men. The original strength of these battalions was 3,000 men. The Brigade participated with great credit to itself and the race it represented, in every battle of the Army of the Potomac in which the Second Corps was engaged, from Fair Oaks, June 1, 1862, to Appomattox Court House, April 9, 1865.

(Right):
14th New York Indpt. Battery.
in memory of Capt. James McK.Rorty and
four men who fell at the Bloody Angle July 3, 1863. The
Battery was mustered in December 9, 1861 as part of the
Irish Brigade it was detached therefrom and at
Gettysburg was consolidated with Battery B, 1st N.Y. Artillery
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HM NumberHMA7K
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Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 12:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307786 N 4407646
Decimal Degrees39.79708333, -77.24506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.825', W 77° 14.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 49.50" N, 77° 14' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19-99 Sickles Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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