Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HMBP7)

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

N 39° 48.481', W 77° 12.584'

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Second Division - Sixth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps Second Division
Third Brigade

Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Neill
7th Maine (6 cos.) 43d. 49th. 77th. New York
61st. Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2 Arrived after a march of 33 miles from Manchester Md. and about 6 p.m. was detached from the Corps and ordered by Major Gen. G.G. Meade to hold Powers's Hill. Later was ordered by Major Gen. H.W. Slocum to support the front line but at midnight was ordered to Powers's Hill.

July 3 The Brigade by order of Major Gen. Slocum crossed Rock Creek and took position on the extreme right of the Army making connection with the Cavalry pickets and encountered and checked the advancing Confederate sharpshooters and skirmishers and remained until the close of the battle.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 1 man. Wounded 11 men. Captured or missing 2 men. Total 15.
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HM NumberHMBP7
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 2:39pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310842 N 4408785
Decimal Degrees39.80801667, -77.20973333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.481', W 77° 12.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 28.86" N, 77° 12' 35.04" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2A Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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