Vermont

Vermont (HMAQ2)

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

N 39° 48.566', W 77° 14.182'

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Inscription
(Front):
Vermont
in honor of her sons
who fought on this field.

(Right):
First Vermont Brigade:
Second. Third. Fourth. Fifth
and Sixth Regiments:
Brig. Gen. L.A. Grant commanding:
Second Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps.
The brigade reached the field
near Little Round Top in the afternoon
of July 2, 1863. By a forced march of
thirty-two miles and soon after
was assigned to the left Union flank
where it held a line from the summit of
Round Top to the Taneytown Road
Until the close of the battle.

(Back):
Second Vermont Brigade:
Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth,
Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Regiments:
Brig. Gen. George J. Stannard, commanding:
Third Brigade, Third Division, First Corps.
The brigade arrived on Cemetery Hill July 1, 1863. The Twelfth and Fifteenth Regiments were detached to guard the Corps trains. About sunset, July 2, the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Sixteenth moved to this part of the field retook Battery C, Fifth U.S. and re-established the Union line.

July 3, these regiments held the front line in advance of this spot. In the crisis of the day, the Thirteenth and Sixteenth changed front and advancing 200 yards to the right assaulted the flank of Pickett's Division. The Sixteenth then moved back 400 yards to the left and charged the flank of Wilcox's and Perry's Brigades. The Fourteenth supported these charges. The Brigade captured three flags and many prisoners.

(Left):
First Vermont Cavalry:
First Brigade, Third Division, Cavalry Corps:
This regiment fought Stuart's cavalry at
Hanover, June 30, 1863, oposed Hampton's Cavalry at Hunterstown, July 2, and charged through the First Texas infantry and upon the line of Law's Brigade at the foot of Round Top, July 3.

Vermont Sharpshooters:
Co. F. First U.S.S.; Co's E and H, Second U.S.S..
Second Brigade, First Division, Third Corps
July 2, Company F aided in checking the advance
of Wilcox's Brigade west of Seminary Ridge.
Companies E and H resisted Law's Brigade
west of Devil's Den and upon the Round Tops
July 3, the three companies took part
in the repulse of Pickett's charge.
Details
HM NumberHMAQ2
Tags
Year Placed1899
Placed ByState of Vermont
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308565 N 4408999
Decimal Degrees39.80943333, -77.23636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.566', W 77° 14.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 33.96" N, 77° 14' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-11 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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