Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade
Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Fourth Alabama Infantry
July 2 Left New Guilford 25 miles distant at 3 a.m. arrived here and formed line about 4 p.m. and under fire from Smith's Union Battery on rocky ridge and the sharpshooters in Plum Run Valley. Advanced at once against the Union position on Little Round Top. The regiment encountered the 83d Penna. and right wing of the 20th Maine. The conflict lasted until night-fall.
July 3 Occupied breastwork on western slope of Round Top with firing on skirmish line. At 5 p.m. intercepted near the Slyder House and aided in repulsing the Union cavalry under Brig.-Gen. Farnsworth and pursued it into the forest south of the valley. About 11 p.m. the regiment under orders resumed position near here and lay inactive the next day and night.
July 5 About 5 a.m. began the march to Hagerstown.
Present officers and men about 275. Killed and wounded 87.
Location. 39° 47.223′ N, 77° 15.253′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the Warfield
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Law's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Garden's Battery - Henry's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabamians! (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benning's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (about 600 feet away); Bachman's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Warfield Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 4th Alabama Infantry. Short history of the regiment. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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