Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pender's Division - Hill's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Pender's Division
14th. 35th. 45th. 49th. Georgia Infantry
July 1 In reserve north of Chambersburg Pike on left of the Division. At sunset moved to position in McMillan's woods.
July 2 On duty in support of Artillery. At 10 p.m. advancing took position in Long Lane with the left flank in touch with McCowan's Brigade and the right near the Bliss House and Barn.
July 3 Engaged most of the day in severe skirmishing and exposed to a heavy fire of Artillery. After dark retired to this Ridge.
July 4 At night withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.
Present about 1200. Killed 34, wounded 179, missing 57. Total 270.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.273′ N, 77° 14.764′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the McMillan Woods section of Confederate Avenue, at the entrance to the McMillan Woods Youth Campground, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 McGraw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Lane's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Zimmerman's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pender's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Pegram's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crenshaw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Grandy's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on September 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Thomas' Report. Report of Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas. (Submitted on September 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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