Third Division

Third Division (HMACG)

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

N 39° 48.058', W 77° 14.057'

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Sixth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps
Third Division

Major General John Newton, Brig. General Frank Wheaton

First Brigade Gen. Alex. Shaler
Second Brigade Col. Henry L. Eustis
Third Brigade Col. David J. Nevin

July 2. Arrived about 2 p.m. and late in the day marched toward the north slope of Little Round Top. Third Brigade with Second Brigade First division went into action at sunset on the right of First Brigade Third Division Fifth Corps on the northwest slope of Little Round Top and the combined force drove the advancing Confederates back down the slope across Plum Run marsh and a hundred yards up the slope beyond. First and Second Brigades were in reserve on the slope beyond. First and Second Brigades were in reserve on the northeast slope of Little Round Top.

July 3. First Brigade was ordered to the left and at 8 a.m. to the support of Second Division Twelfth Corps on the right. Second Brigade was sent to the right centre to report to Gen. Newton. The Third Brigade remained under the command of Gen. Bartlett supporting First Brigade Third Division Fifth Corps in the vicinity of the Wheatfield.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 19 men. Wounded 12 officers 136 men. Captured or missing 28 men. Total 196.
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HM NumberHMACG
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:21am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308720 N 4408054
Decimal Degrees39.80096667, -77.23428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.058', W 77° 14.057'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 3.48" N, 77° 14' 3.42" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000 Sedgwick Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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