First Division

First Division (HMAD1)

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

N 39° 47.851', W 77° 14.082'

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Sixth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps
First Division

Brig. General Horatio G. Wright
First Brigade Brig. Gen. Alfred T.A. Torbert
Second Brigade Brig. Gen. Joseph J. Bartlett
Third Brigade Brig. Gen. David A. Russell

July 2. Arrived about 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. the Second Brigade with the Third Division moved into position. First and Third Brigades were massed and held in reserve.

July 3. The First Brigade placed in line on left centre subject to the orders of Gen. Newton commanding First Corps on the right. Third Brigade was sent to the extreme left to Gen. Wright in command there. At 5 p.m. Gen. Wright with his troops moved to the support of Fifth Corps then threatened. The Brigades of the Division then remained in same position during the day and succeeding night.

July 4. The Third Brigade moved to the left of Fifth Corps and occupied the slope of Round Top.

Casualties. Killed 1 man. Wounded 17 men. Total 18.
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HM NumberHMAD1
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:41am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308675 N 4407672
Decimal Degrees39.79751667, -77.23470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.851', W 77° 14.082'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 51.06" N, 77° 14' 4.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2900-2998 Sedgwick Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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