(Viewer's Left Side Page):High Water Mark
of the Rebellion
This Copse of Trees was the Landmark
toward which Longstreet's assault was directed
July 3, 1863.
The Assaulting Column
was comprised of
Kemper's, Garnett's, and Armistead's Brigades of
Archer's, Davis', Pettigrew's & Brockenbrough's Brigades
of Heth's Division
and Scales' and Lane's Brigades
of Pender's Division.
Supported on the right by
Wilcox' and Perry's Brigades of
on the left by Thomas' and McGowan's Brigades of
and in the rear by Wright's, Posey's & Mahone's Brigades of
and assisted by the following artillery:
Manly's, Fraser's, McCarthy's and Carlton's Batteries
Woolfolk's, Jordan's, Gilbert's, Moody's, Parker's & Taylor's Batteries
Squire's, Richardson's, Miller's, & Norcom's Batteries,
Stribling's, Caskie's, Macon's, & Blount's Batteries,
Ross's, Patterson's and Wingfield's Batteries,
McGraw's, Zimmerman's, Brander's, Marye's & Crenshaw Battery,
Rice's, Hurt's, Wallace's & Johnson's Batteries
Reese's, Carter's, Page's, and Fry's Batteries,
Watson's, Smith's, Cunningham's & Griffin's Batteries.
(Viewer's Right Side Page):Repulse of
was repulsed by
Webb's, Hall's, & Harlow's Brigades of
Gibbon's Division Second Army Corps;
Smyth's & Willard's Brigades and
portions of Carroll's Brigade of
Hays' Division Second Army Corps;
and the first Massachusetts Sharp-shooters
Portions of Rowley's and Stannard's Brigades of
Doubleday's Division First Army Corps;
Hazard's Second Corps Artillery Brigade,
Woodruff's, Arnold's, Cushing's, Brown's, and Rorty's Batteries
assisted on the right by
Hill's, Edgell's, Eakin's, Bancroft's, Dilger's & Taft's Batteries
On Cemetery Hill;
and on the left by by
Cowan's, Fitzhugh's, Parsons', Wheeler's, Thomas's,
Daniels' & Sterling's Batteries and
McGilvery's Artillery Brigade,
Thompson's, Phillips', Hart's, Cooper's, Dow's, & Ames'
And by Hazlett's Battery on Little Round Top,
and supported by
Doubleday's Division of the First Army Corps
which was in position
on the immediate left of the troops assaulted.
The Third Army Corps
moved up to within supporting distance on the left, and
Robinson's Division of the First Army Corps
moved into position to support the right.
(Lower Front Plaque):Commands Honored.
in recognition of the patriotism and gallantry displayed
by their respective troops who met or assisted to repulse
the following states have contributed to erect this tablet
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York,
New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan and Minnesota.
(Left Side): Infantry Commands which met Longstreet's Assault.
Second Corps. (Hancock's), Second Division (Gibbon's).
The First Brigade, Harrow's, was composed of the 19th Maine, 15th Massachusetts, 1st Minnesota, and 82d New York Regiments.
Second Brigade, Webb's, 69th, 71st, 72d and 106th Pennsylvania.
Third Brigade, Hall's, 19th and 20th Massachusetts, 42d and 59th New York and 7th Michigan.
United States Sharpshooters.
First Regiment, Companies A,B,D,H New York; C,I,K (detached) Mich.; E, N.H.; F, Vt.; G, Wis.
Second Regiment, Companies A, Minn.; B, Mich.; C, Penn.; D, Maine; E,H, Vt.; F,G, N.H.
First Co. Mass. Sharpshooters - Second Co. Minn. Sharpshooters.
Third Division, Hays' First Brigade, Carroll's 8th Ohio.
Second Brigade, Smyth's 14th Connecticut, 1st Delaware, 12th New Jersey, 108th New York, and 10th New York Battalion.
Third Brigade, Willard's, 39th 111th, 125th, and 126th New York.
First Army Corps, Newton's, Third Division, Doubleday's
First Brigade, Rowley's, 80th New York and the 151st Pennsylvania. Third Brigade, Stannard's 13th, 14th, and 16th Vermont.
Assisted by the artillery, the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry and Co's. D and K, 6th New York Cavalry
(Right Side):Infantry Commands in Longstreet's Charging Column.
Kember's Va. Brigade. - 1st, 3rd, 7th, 11th, & 24th Regiments.
Garnett's Va. Brigade. - 8th, 18th, 19th, 28th, & 56th Regiments.
Armistead's Ba. Brigade.
9th, 14th, 38th, 53rd & 57th Regiments.
Archer's Tenn. Brigade. - 13th Ala., 5th Ala. Batt., 1st, 7th & 14th Tenn. Regiments.
Davis's Miss. Brigade. - 2d, 11th, 42d, Miss. & 55th N.C. Regiments.
Pettigrew's N.C. Brigade. - 11th, 26th, 44th, 47th & 52nd Regiments.
Brockenbrough's Va. Brigade. - 40th, 47th, 55th Regiments. 22d Battalion.
Lane's North Carolina Brigade. - 7th, 18th, 28th, 33d & 37th Regiments.
Sacles' North Carolina Brigade. - 13th, 16th, 22nd, 34th & 38th Regiments.
(Back):Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association
Organized April 30, 1864
Governor Daniel H. Hastings, President
Colonel Charles H. Buehler, Vice Preseident
Calvin Hamilton, Secretary
J. Lawrence Schick, Treasurer
John B. Bachelder - Brevet Major Gen. George S. Greene - Captain H.W. McKnight - John M. Vanderslice
Colonel George C. Briggs - First Lieut. C.E. Goldsborough - Major Gen. Daniel E. Sickles - Brevet Brig. Gen. Lewis Wagner
Brevet Major Gen. Joseph B. Carr - Brevet Major Chill W. Hazard - Major Gen. Henry W. Slocum - Brevet Major Gen. Alex S. Webb
Major Gen. S.W. Crawford - Jacob A. Kitzmiller - Captain Frank D. Sloat - Brevet Lieut. Col. Charles Young
Brigadier Gen. Lucius W. Fairchild - John C. Linehan - Samuel McC. Swope - Brevet Lieut. Col. John P. Nicholson
Brevet Major Gen. D. McM. Gregg - Captain Edward McPherson - Colonel Wheelock C. Veazey