Second Brigade

Second Brigade (HMA90)

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

N 39° 47.849', W 77° 14.74'

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First Division - Second Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps First Division
Second Brigade

Col. Patrick Kelly
28th. Massachusetts
63d. (2 Cos.) 69th. (2 Cos.) 88th. (2 Cos.) New York
116th. (4 Cos.) Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2 Arrived at 7 a.m. and took position on line from Cemetery Hill to Round Top at the right of First Brigade. Between 5 and 6 p.m. went with Division to left. First Brigade on the left Third Brigade on right. Engaged the Confederate forces including Brig. Gen. Anderson's Brigade Major Gen. Hood's Division in the Wheatfield and forced them through the field southerly into woods beyond capturing many prisoners. The Fourth Brigade having advanced on the left this Brigade held its position until the Division being flanked on right and left retired and resumed former position in line of the Corps.

July 3 Constructed breastworks and remained entrenched until the close of the battle.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 26 men. Wounded 4 officers 105 men. Captured or missing 2 officers 60 men. Total 198.
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HM NumberHMA90
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307736 N 4407692
Decimal Degrees39.79748333, -77.24566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.849', W 77° 14.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 50.94" N, 77° 14' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2333 Sickles Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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