Kershaw's Brigade

Kershaw's Brigade (HMA64)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 47.74', W 77° 14.856'

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McLaws's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

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

2d. 3d. 7th. 8th. 15th. Regiments
and 3d. Battalion
South Carolina Infantry

July 2 Arrived on the field at 3.30 p.m. Formed line and advanced about 4.30 o'clock. The 8th and 2d Regiments and 3d Battalion shared in the attack on Peach Orchard and Batteries near there on Wheatfield Road. The 7th and 3d Regiments were engaged at and around the Loop. The 15th Regiment fought on Rose Hill and in the ravine and forest beyond. Late in the evening the Brigade took part in the advance by which the Union forces were forced from the Wheatfield and across Plum Run Valley. At dark under orders the Brigade retired to and occupied the Peach Orchard.
HM NumberHMA64
Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307565 N 4407495
Decimal Degrees39.79566667, -77.24760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.74', W 77° 14.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 44.40" N, 77° 14' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7000-7498 Brooke Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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