Third Division

Third Division (HMA9A)

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

N 39° 47.743', W 77° 14.329'

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Fifth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps
Third Division

Brig. General Samuel W. Crawford
First Brigade Col. William McCandless
Third Brigade Col. Joseph W. Fisher

July 2. Moved to Little Round Top late in the day and went into position on the right of the Wheatfield Road. On the retreat of the troops from the Wheatfield in front after sunset the First Brigade was advanced against the pursuing forces and drove them across the Plum Run marsh and beyond the stone wall and into the Wheatfield. The Third Brigade was sent to the left to take possession of Round Top.

July 3. The first Brigade remained in position until about 5 p.m. and then advanced across the Wheatfield and through the woods beyond and on the left capturing many prisoners. The Confederates retired to the crest of the ridge they originally formed on. These positions were held until the close of the battle.

Casualties. Killed 3 officers 23 men. Wounded 17 officers 164 men. Captured or missing 3 men. Total 210
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HM NumberHMA9A
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 10:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308318 N 4407481
Decimal Degrees39.79571667, -77.23881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.743', W 77° 14.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 44.58" N, 77° 14' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4420 Crawford Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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