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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 149th Pennsylvania Infantry — 1st Regiment Bucktail Brigade — 2nd Brigade 3rd Division 1st Corps
(Front):149th Pennsylvania Infantry (1st Reg. Bucktail Brigade) 2d Brig. 3rd Div. 1st Corps. (Right Side): July 1st. The Regiment held this position from 11:30 a.m. until the Corps retired, resisting several assaults of the enemy, making two successful charges to the R.R. Cut and changing front to rear under fire. (Back): July 2nd. Moved to support of the left and remained on picket all night. In the morning of the 3rd moved to left center where its other monument stands. . . . — Map (db m53911) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Brigade — Third Division - First Corps — Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac First Corps Third Division Second Brigade Col. Roy Stone, Col. Langhorne Wister Col. Edmund L. Dana 143d. 149th. 150th. Pennsylvania Infantry July 1 Arrived and went into position at the McPherson building between Reynolds's Woods and the Railroad Cut and was subjected to a heavy front and enfilading artillery fire from the right. Repulsed repeated attacks of Brig. Gen. Daniel's Brigade Major Gen. Rodes's Division from the right as well as front attacks until pressed on . . . — Map (db m12392) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Gettysburg Campaign
The Battle of Gettysburg began here the morning of July 1, 1863, when Union cavalry scouts under Gen. Buford met Gen. Hill's army advancing from the west. Arrival of Gen. Ewell's army that afternoon drove Union troops to south of the town. — Map (db m5810) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — McPherson Barn
This barn was used as a hospital and sheltered the wounded of the Union and Confederate armies July 1. 2. 3. 1863 — Map (db m12662) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 150th Pennsylvania Infantry — 2d Regiment Bucktail Brigade — 2d Brigade, 3d Division, 1st Corps
(Front):150th. Penna. Infantry. (2d. Regt. Bucktail Brigade.) 2d. Brig. 3d. Div. 1st. Corps. (Left Side): July 1 the Regiment held this position from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Present at Gettysburg 397. Killed and mortally wounded 53. Wounded 134. Captured or missing 77. (Right Side): Recruited in Philadelphia, Crawford, McKean, and Union Counties. Mustered in Aug. - Sept. 1862. Mustered out June 23, 1865. (Back):This monument marks the most advanced line facing . . . — Map (db m12420) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 95th New York Infantry — July 1st, 1863 — 10 a.m.
95th N.Y. Infantry July 1st, 1863. 10 a.m. — Map (db m15141) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — John Burns
"My thanks are specially due to a citizen of Gettysburg named John Burns who although over seventy years of age shouldered his musket and offered his services to Colonel Wister One Hundred and Fiftieth Pennsylvania Volunteers. Colonel Wister advised him to fight in the woods as there was more shelter there but he preferred to join our line of skirmishers in the open fields when the troops retired he fought with the Iron Brigade he was wounded in three places." Gettysburg report of Maj. Gen. Doubleday — Map (db m12424) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 14th (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. — (84th New York Volunteers) — 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps
14th. (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. (84th. N.Y. Volunteers) 2nd. Brigade, 1st. Division, 1st. Corps. —————Here, in the forenoon, July 1st. 1863, the Regiment opened fire on A.P. Hill's Corps; afterwards charged successfully on Davis' Brigade at the railroad to the right and rear of this position, as indicated by a monument there; later had a running fight through Gettysburg to Culp's Hill, where at night, July 2nd, repulsed the advance of Johnson's Division of . . . — Map (db m12440) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment — Iron Brigade
(Front):7th Wis. Vol. Inft'y 1st Brigade, 1st Div. 1st Corps. ———— This monument marks one of the advanced positions of the Regt in battle July 1st 1863 It went into action with 370, and lost Killed ——— 39. Wounded ————103 Missing ————52 Total ———— 194 (Left Side)List of EngagementsCedar Mountain, Catletts Station, Rappahannock Station, Gainesville, 2nd Bull Run, South . . . — Map (db m12450) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry — Iron Brigade — July 1st, 1863
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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Brigade — First Division - First Corps — Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac First Corps First Division First Brigade Brig. Gen. Solomon Meredith Col. William W. Robinson 19th. Indiana, 24th. Michigan 2d. 6th. 7th. Wisconsin Infantry July 1 Arrived at 10 a.m. went into position and charged Brig. Gen. Archer's Brigade in Reyonlds's Woods forced the Confederate line across Willoughby Run capturing Brg. Gen. Archer and many prisoners. The 19th Indiana, 24th Michigan and the 2nd and 7th Wisconsin retired and formed line in Reynolds's Woods the 6th . . . — Map (db m12626) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 24th Michigan Infantry Regiment — 1st (Iron) Brigade — 1st Division. 1st Corps
(Front):24th. Mich. 1st. (Iron) Brig. 1st. Div. 1st. Corps. (Left Side):July 1st. 1863.Arriving upon the field to the south of these woods in the forenoon of July 1st. this regiment with others of the Brigade, (2nd. and 7th Wisconsin and 19th Indiana) charged across the stream in front (Willoughby's) to the crest beyond assisting in the capture of a large portion of Archer's Tennessee Brigade. It was then withdrawn to this position where it fought until the line was outflanked and . . . — Map (db m12635) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Archer's Brigade — Heth's Division - Hill's Corps — Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Hill's Corps Heth's Division Archer's Brigade 5th. Battalion and 13th. Alabama 1st. 7th. 14th. Tennessee Infantry July 1 The Brigade moved from Cashtown early in the morning toward Gettysburg. After a march of six miles came in view of Willoughby Run and about 10 a.m. advanced. Encountered 1st Brigade 1st Division First Corps beyond the run. The firing continued for a short time when a large force appearing on the right flank and opening a cross fire the . . . — Map (db m12643) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Twenthy-Sixth North Carolina Regiment — Pettigrew's Brigade - Heth's Division — Hill's Corps - Army of Northern Virginia
Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment Pettigrew's Brigade Heth's Division Hill's Corps Army of Northern Virginia ——————— Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. Colonel John Thomas Jones Major John Randolph Lane Lieutenant Colonel Pettigrew's Brigade moved toward Gettysburg early on the morning of July 1 and shortly after noon deployed in line of battle on the ridge 600 yards west of here. The 26th North Carolina stood on the Brigade's left flank facing these . . . — Map (db m12658) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment
(Front):July 1, 1863. ———— 1st Corps Gen. J.F. Reynolds, Killed 1st Div. Gen. J.S. Wadsworth. 1st Brig. [Iron] Gen. S. Meredith, Wounded ———— Iron Brigade 2th, 6th, & 7th Wis. 19th Ind. & 24th Mich. Vols. Effective strength 1883. Killed, Wounded & Missing 1212. ———— (Left Side):19th Indiana Vol's July 1, 1863 Col. S.J. Williams. Lt. Col. W.W. Dudley, wounded Maj. J. M. Lindley Adj. J. E. Finney, missing Sergt. . . . — Map (db m12661) HM
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