Barksdale's Brigade

Barksdale's Brigade (HM8ET)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 48.085', W 77° 15.016'

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McLaws's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps McLaws's Division
Barksdale's Brigade

13th. 17th. 18th. 21st. Mississippi Infantry

July 2 Arrived about 3 p.m. and formed in line. Advanced at 5 o'clock and took part in the assault on the Peach Orchard and adjacent positions pursuing the Union forces as they retired. The 21st Regiment pushed beyond the Trostle House and captured but were unable to bring off Bigelow's and Watson's Batteries. The other Regiments inclining to the left pressed forward to Plum Run where they encountered Union troops and a fierce conflict ensued in which Brig.-General Wm. Barksdale fell mortally wounded.
HM NumberHM8ET
Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 3:35pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307353 N 4408139
Decimal Degrees39.80141667, -77.25026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.085', W 77° 15.016'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 5.10" N, 77° 15' 0.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1301-1303 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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