Texas (HM2YE)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.407', W 77° 15.26'

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remembers the valor and devotion of
her sons who served at Gettysburg
July 2-3, 1863
From near this spot the Texas Brigade
at about 1:30 P.M. on July 2 crossed
Emmitsburg Road and advanced with
Hood's Division across Plum Run toward
Little Round Top. The Texas Brigade
after severe fighting on the slopes
of Little Round Top retired to a
position on the south side of Devil's
Den. The Brigade held this position the
night of July 2 and during the day of
July 3, the Brigade then fell back to a
position near this memorial on the
evening of July 3 on the field at
Gettysburg. The Texas Brigade suffered
597 casualties.

Texas troops at Gettysburg were
1st Texas Inf, Lt.Col. P.A. Work, 4th
Texas Inf. Col. J.C.G.Key, Lt. Col. H. F.
Carter, Maj. J.P. Bane; 5th Texas Inf.
Col. B.M. Powell, Lt. Col. K. Bryan, Maj. J.C.
Rogers. The Texas Brigade included the
3rd Arkansas Inf. Col. Van H. Manning,
(Brig. Gen. J.B. Robertson's Texas Brigade,
Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps)
Of all the gallant fights they made,
none was grander than Gettysburg.

A Memorial to Texans
who served the Confederacy
Erected by the State of Texas 1964
HM NumberHM2YE
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306973 N 4406893
Decimal Degrees39.79011667, -77.25433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.407', W 77° 15.26'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 24.42" N, 77° 15' 15.60" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3344-3474 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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