Second Corps

Second Corps (HM9LG)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 48.868', W 77° 14.113'

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Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps

Major General Winfield S. Hancock
Brigadier General John Gibbon

First Division Brigadier General John C. Caldwell
Second Division Brigadier General John Gibbon, Brigadier General William Harrow
Third Division Brigadier General Alexander Hays
Artillery Brigade Captain John G. Hazard

July 2. Arrived between 6 and 8 a.m. on Taneytown Road and went into position on Cemetery Ridge on right of 5th Corps and at the left of the Cemetery relieving a part of the 1st. Corps. Caldwell's Division on the left Gibbon in centre and Hays on the right of the line from Cemetery Hill to Round Top. Between 5 and 6 p.m. Caldwell's Division was sent to the support of 3d. Corps and was engaged until sunset. It then returned to its first position.

July 3. At 1 p.m. the Confederate artillery opened a heavy fire all along the line of Hill's Corps and the left of Longstreet's Corps for two hours when an assault under the command of General Longstreet was made by a force of about 15,000 which was repulsed with great loss in killed wounded and prisoners.

Casualties: Killed 66 officers, 731 men, wounded 270 officers, 2924 men; captured or missing 13 officers, 365 men; Total 4369
HM NumberHM9LG
Year Placed1906
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308678 N 4409555
Decimal Degrees39.81446667, -77.23521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.868', W 77° 14.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 52.08" N, 77° 14' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9001-9023 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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