Fourth U.S. Infantry

Fourth U.S. Infantry (HMA4M)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.697', W 77° 14.454'

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First Brigade - Second Division

— Fifth Corps —

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps
Second Division First Brigade
Fourth U.S. Infantry

Four Companies
Captain Julius W. Adams Jr. Commanding

July 2 Arrived in the morning and took position near the line of the Twelfth Corps. The Regiment with the Brigade moved from the right to the left of the line and at 5 p.m. advanced across Plum Run near Little Round Top and supported the Second Brigade in its advance to the crest of the Rocky wooded hill beyond and facing to the left engaged the Confederates but retired under a deadly fire on both flanks and from the rear after the Confederates had gained a position in the Wheatfield in the rear of the Brigade.

July 3 Remained in same position.

July 4 The Regiment with the Brigade made a reconnoissance and developed a force of the Confederate Infantry and Artillery in front and engaged on the skirmish line well to the front.

Casualties killed 10 men wounded 2 officers and 28 men.
HM NumberHMA4M
Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308137 N 4407401
Decimal Degrees39.79495000, -77.24090000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.697', W 77° 14.454'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 41.82" N, 77° 14' 27.24" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-7 Ayres Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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