Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HMA7Q)

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

N 39° 47.791', W 77° 14.647'

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First Division - Third Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Third Corps First Division
Third Brigade

Col. P. Regis De Trobriand
17th. Maine 3d. 5th. Michigan 40th. New York
110th. (6 Cos.) Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2 Arrived at 10 a.m. On the advance of the Division between 2 and 3 p.m. the Brigade took position in column between First and Second Brigades for support to either. The 3d Michigan was sent to support First Brigade. The 17th Maine moved across the Wheatfield to the stone wall on the south. The 40th New York was sent to the gorge between the Devils's Den and Little Round Top. The 5th Michigan and 110th Penna. held the summit commanding a ravine in front and east of the Rose buildings until relieved by two Brigades of Fifth Corps when they retired through the Wheatfield where being joined by 17th Maine they held back a superior Confederate force until the arrival of First Division Second Corps when ammunition being exhausted this portion of the Brigade retired and at night was joined by the other regiments.

July 3 In Reserve.

Casualties. Killed 4 officers 71 men. Wounded 28 officers 366 men. Captured or missing 21 men. Total 490.
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HM NumberHMA7Q
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 7:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307866 N 4407581
Decimal Degrees39.79651667, -77.24411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.791', W 77° 14.647'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 47.46" N, 77° 14' 38.82" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 218-250 Sickles Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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