Jones's Brigade

Jones's Brigade (HMHYO)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.577', W 77° 22.083'

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Stuart's Cavalry Division

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Stuart's Cavalry Division
Jones's Brigade

6th. 7th. 11th. 12th. Cavalry Regiments
and 35th. Virginia Cavalry Battalion
July 1 The 12th. Regiment was detached and remained on the south side of the Potomac River. White's 35th Virginia Battalion was also detached. The remaining regiments crossed the Potomac at Williamsport Md.

July 2 Marched from near Greencastle Pa. to Chambersburg Pa.

July 3 The Brigade marched from Chambersburg Pa. via Cashtown to Fairfield Pa. Met the 6th U.S. Cavalry about two miles from Fairfield. The 7th Virginia charged in the advance and was repulsed. The 6th Virginia in support charged and forced the Union Regiment to retire with heavy losses. The Brigade encamped at Fairlfield for the night.

July 4 The Brigade held the Mountain Passes and picketed the left flank of the Army. Casualties Killed 11 wounded 30 missing 3. Total 47.
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Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297342 N 4411159
Decimal Degrees39.82628333, -77.36805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.577', W 77° 22.083'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 34.62" N, 77° 22' 4.98" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 932-1052 State Rte 3011, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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