Archer's Brigade

Archer's Brigade (HM861)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 50.093', W 77° 15.279'

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Heth's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Archer's Brigade

5th. Battalion and 13th. Alabama
1st. 7th. 14th. Tennessee Infantry

July 1 The Brigade moved from Cashtown early in the morning toward Gettysburg. After a march of six miles came in view of Willoughby Run and about 10 a.m. advanced. Encountered 1st Brigade 1st Division First Corps beyond the run. The firing continued for a short time when a large force appearing on the right flank and opening a cross fire the positions became untenable the Brigade was forced back across the run but advanced with the Division later in the day. The advance in the morning reached this position.

July 2 Not engaged.

July 3 Formed part of the column of Longstreet's assault.

July 4 The Brigade took up the line of march during the night to Hagerstown.
HM NumberHM861
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307071 N 4411863
Decimal Degrees39.83488333, -77.25465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.093', W 77° 15.279'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 5.58" N, 77° 15' 16.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 844-882 Stone-Meredith Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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