Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HMAPN)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.556', W 77° 14.193'

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Third Division - First Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
First Corps Third Division
Third Brigade

Brig. Gen. George J. Stannard
Col. Francis V. Randall
12th. 13th. 14th. 15th. 16th. Vermont Infantry
The 12th. and 15th. were guarding Corps trains

July 1 Arrived at dusk and took position on right of Third Corps.

July 2 Joined the Corps and went into position at the left and rear of the Cemetery. Just before dusk a detachment advanced to the Emmitsburg Road and captured about 80 prisoners and recovered 4 abandoned Union guns.

July 3 In position on left of Second Division Second Corps at the time of Longstreet's assault. The 13th and 16th advanced against Major Gen Pickett's Division changed front forward and attacked its right throwing it into confusion and capturing many prisoners. The 16th and part of 14th then went to the left and attacked the advancing Brigades of Brig. Gen. Wilcox and Perry (Col. Lang) and captured three flags and many prisoners.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 44 men. Wounded 12 officers 262 men. Captured or missing 32 men. Total 351.
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HM NumberHMAPN
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:59am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308549 N 4408981
Decimal Degrees39.80926667, -77.23655000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.556', W 77° 14.193'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 33.36" N, 77° 14' 11.58" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12008 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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