Kershaw's Brigade

Kershaw's Brigade (HM9TH)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.894', W 77° 15.101'

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Brigadier General Joseph B. Kershaw's South Carolina Brigade of McLaw's Division ordered on the afternoon of July 2, 1863 to attack the Union battle line north and east of the Rose Farm 100 yards eastward. Crossed the Emmitsburg Road in this area. By nightfall their attack, joined with those of other Confederate Brigades, had forced the Union troops from the Peach Orchard and Wheatfield. Late on July 3 the Brigade withdrew and went into position in the woods a quarter mile west.
Erected by
Project Southland
in Cooperation with the
Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association
HM NumberHM9TH
Year Placed1976
Placed ByProject Southland
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307223 N 4407788
Decimal Degrees39.79823333, -77.25168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.894', W 77° 15.101'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 53.64" N, 77° 15' 6.06" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1313-1323 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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