First Division

First Division (HMAAT)

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

N 39° 48.324', W 77° 14.077'

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Second Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps
First Division

Brig. General John C. Caldwell
First Brigade Col. Edward E. Cross, Col. H. B. McKeen
Second Brigade Col. Patrick Kelly
Third Brigade Brig. Gen. Samuel K. Zook, Lieut. Col. John Fraser
Fourth Brigade Col. J.R. Brooke

July 2. Arrived about 7 a.m. and went into position on the right of the Third Corps on the line between the Cemetery and Round Top. The Second Division on the right. Between 5 and 6 p.m. went into the Wheatfield subject to the orders of Gen. Sykes in support of third line. The line previously occupied by Third Brigade First Division Third Corps. Was engaged with Anderson's Brigade Hood's Division until sunset with heavy losses including Col. Cross and Gen. Zook killed early in the engagement.
Returned to former position in Second Corps line.

July 3. The Division formed in single line threw up breastworks and remained in position until close of the battle.

Casualties. Killed 18 officers 169 men. Wounded 82 officers 798 men. Captured or missing 6 officers 202 men. Total 1275.
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HM NumberHMAAT
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 7:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308704 N 4408547
Decimal Degrees39.80540000, -77.23461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.324', W 77° 14.077'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 19.44" N, 77° 14' 4.62" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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