Second Brigade

Second Brigade (HMADV)

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

N 39° 47.721', W 77° 14.184'

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First Division - Sixth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps First Division
Second Brigade

Brig. Gen. Joseph J. Bartlett
5th. Maine 121st. New York
95th. 96th. Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2 The Brigade arrived late in the day and was formed in two lines to support Fifth Corps of which the troops in front were giving ground. The Third Brigade Third Division was formed on the left and then advanced to the front. Remained in same position during the night. The 121st New York was detached from the Brigade on its arrival and supported Battery L 1st Ohio until the close of the battle.

July 3 The Third Brigade Third Division was assigned to Brig. Gen. Bartlett's command which was in an advanced position. Late in the day the Third Brigade Third Division in a second line at an interval of 200 yards supported First Brigade Third Division Fifth Corps in an advance through the Wheatfield and the woods on the south but soon after being engaged the Third Brigade Third Division advanced to the front and the combined forces captured about 200 prisoners of Brig. Gen. Benning's Brigade and the colors of the 15th Georgia. At dark the Brigade was recalled to a line a few hundred yards in advance of the original position.

Casualties. Killed 1 man. Wounded 4 men. Total 5.
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HM NumberHMADV
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 7:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308524 N 4407435
Decimal Degrees39.79535000, -77.23640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.721', W 77° 14.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 43.26" N, 77° 14' 11.04" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 924 Wheatfield Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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