Wofford's Brigade

Wofford's Brigade (HM8FO)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.039', W 77° 15.037'

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McLaws' Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

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

16th. 18th. 24th. Regiments Cobb's and Phillips' Legions
Georgia Infantry

July 2. Arrived at 4 p.m. and formed line 500 yards west of here. Ordered to the front about 6 o'clock. Advanced soon afterwards along Wheatfield Road, struck the Union line near the loop, and joined Kershaw's brigade in driving the Union forces through the Wheatfield to the base of Little Round Top. Assailed by Union reinforcements and receiving orders to withdraw, the brigade fell back at sunset to the cover of the woods west of the Wheatfield.

July 3. One regiment was left on outpost duty in that grove. The others supported artillery on Peach Orchard Ridge. All withdrew late in the afternoon.

July 4. In line 500 yards west of here all day. At midnight began the march to Hagerstown.

Present about 1,355. Killed 36. Wounded 207. Missing 112. Total 355.
HM NumberHM8FO
Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307321 N 4408054
Decimal Degrees39.80065000, -77.25061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.039', W 77° 15.037'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 2.34" N, 77° 15' 2.22" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1303 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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