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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — The Bloody Wheatfield July 2 1863 - Second Day
"It was here that the crash came. A storm of lead swept through our ranks like hail." Pvt. James Houghton, USA 4th Michigan Infantry In the summer of 1863, the golden wheat grew tall here. But at 4:30 p.m. on July 2, the Wheatfield was transformed . . . — Map (db m13342) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 57th New York Infantry 3rd Brigade, 1st Division 2d Corps
(Front):57th New York Infantry, 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 2d Corps. (Back):Engaged the enemy here July 2, 1863. July 3, on Cemetery Ridge, resisting Pickett's Attack. Total number engaged 175 killed 4, wounded 28, missing 2. . . . — Map (db m15706) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery Artillery Brigade, Third Corps
(Front):Battery D 1st N.Y. Light Artillery, Artillery Brig. Third Corps. (Back):This Battery (Winslow's) held this position during the afternoon of July 2d 1863. Casualties: 10 wounded, 8 missing. Mustered in Sept. 6, 1861. Engaged in . . . — Map (db m15704) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Corn Exchange Regt. July 2nd 1863. 1st Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps — Map (db m15762) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Brevet Major General Samuel Zook
To the memory of Samuel Kosciusko Zook. Brevet Major General U.S. Vols. Who fell mortally wounded. at or near this spot. while gallantly leading his brigade in battle July 2nd 1863. Erected by Gen. Zook Post. No 11 G.A.R. of Norristown, Pa. July . . . — Map (db m15763) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin
In memory of Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin 27th C.V. who fell mortally wounded where the monument of his regiment stands. — Map (db m15764) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 11th Pennsylvania Reserves 40th Pennsylvania Infantry 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps
(Front):11th. Pennsylvania Reserves 40th. Infantry 3d. Brigade 3d. Division 5th. Corps Mustered in May 9 - July 5. 1861 Mustered out June 13 1864 Recruited in Cambria, Indiana, Butler, Fayette Armstrong, Westmoreland, and Jefferson Counties. . . . — Map (db m15765) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 30th Pennsylvania Infantry 1st Pennsylvania Reserves 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps
(Around Top Crown)30th Infantry 1st Pennsylvania Reserves (Around Lower Step):1st Brigade 3d Division 5th Corps Co. K Recruited at Gettysburg (Front):Present at Gettysburg 26 officers & 418 men Killed & died of wounds 13 men . . . — Map (db m15766) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Brigade Third Division - Fifth Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Fifth Corps Third Division First Brigade Col. William McCandless 30th. 31st. 35th. 42d. Pennsylvania Infantry (1st. (9 Cos.) 2d. 6th. 13th. Reserves) July 2 Moved with the Division from the Baltimore Pike near Rock Creek late . . . — Map (db m15767) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 2d Pennsylvania Reserves 31st Infantry 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps
(Front):2d Pennsylvania Reserves 31st Infantry 1st Brigade 3d Division 5th Corps Mustered in May 27 1861 Mustered out June 16 1864 Recruited at Philadelphia (Left):July 2d in the evening charged from the hill in rear to this position . . . — Map (db m15770) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Brigade First Division - Second Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Second Corps First Division First Brigade Col. Edward E. Cross, Col. H. Boyd McKeen 5th. New Hampshire 61st. New York 81st. 148th. Pennsylvania Infantry July 2 Arrived about 7 a.m. and was massed in woods at left and rear of . . . — Map (db m15771) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 81st Pennsylvania Infantry 1st Brigade, 1st Division 2nd Corps
(Front):81st Penna Infantry 1st Brig. 1st Div. 2nd Corps.Fought on this line in the afternoon of July 2nd Present at Gettysburg 175 officers and men Killed and died of wounds 9 men Wounded 5 officers and 40 men Captured or missing 8 men Total . . . — Map (db m15772) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 61st New York Infantry 1st Brigade, 1st Division 2nd Corps
(Front):61st. Regt. N.Y.Infy. 1st Brig. 1st Div. 2nd. Corps. Organized September 1861. Mustered out July 14th 1865. (Back):This position held by the 61st Regt. N.Y. Infy. on the afternoon of July 2nd. 1863. Casualties Killed 6 Wounded . . . — Map (db m15774) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 27th Connecticut Infantry
(Front):Erected 1885. The 27th Regt. Conn. Vols. commanded by Lieut. Colonel Henry C. Merwin, and forming a part of the 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps charged over this ground, the afternoon of July 2, 1863. The 4th Brigade forced the . . . — Map (db m15776) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 148th Pennsylvania Infantry 1st Brigade, 1st Division 2nd Corps
(Front):148th Penna Infantry 1st Brig. 1st Div. 2d Corps. (Left):The Regiment engaged the enemy on this position in the afternoon of July 2d 1863. Present at Gettysburg 468 officers and men. Killed and died of wounds 2 officers 25 men. . . . — Map (db m15561) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 110th Pennsylvania Infantry 3rd Brigade, 1st Division 3rd Corps
(Front):July 2nd the Regiment fought on this line from 4 until 6 o'clock p.m. July 3rd supported batteries on Cemetery Hill 110th Panna. Infantry (Left):Present at Gettysburg 152 Killed and died of wounds 16 men Wounded 6 officers and . . . — Map (db m15639) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 8th New Jersey Volunteers 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division 3rd Corps
(Front):8th New Jersey Volunteers Col. John Ramsay 3d Brig. [Burling's] 2d Div. 3d Corps Erected by the State of New Jersey 1888 (Left):Engaged here July 2, 1863. Being detached from the Brigade. Supported batteries on Cemetery Ridge . . . — Map (db m15644) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Captain Jed. Chapman
Here fell Jed. Chapman Capt. Co. H 27th Conn. Vols. — Map (db m15645) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Brigade Second Division - Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps Second Division Third Brigade Col. George C. Burling 2d. New Hampshire 5th. 6th. 7th. 8th. New Jersey 115th Pennsylvania Infantry. July 2 Arrived between 9 and 10 a.m. and joined the Division. Between 2 and 3 p.m. . . . — Map (db m15647) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Captain Henry V. Fuller
Captain Henry V. Fuller Co. F. 64th New York Infantry Killed July 2, 1863. — Map (db m15649) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 115th Pennsylvania Infantry 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division 3rd Corps
(Front):July 2nd this Regiment detached from the Brigade engaged the enemy here at 4:30 p.m. July 3rd in position with Division on left centre of the line present at Gettysburg 182. Killed 3. Wounded 18. Missing 3. 115th Pennsylvania . . . — Map (db m15668) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 17th Maine Infantry 3rd Brigade, 1st Division 3rd Corps
(Front):130 Killed and wounded July 2, 1863. 17th Maine Infantry. 3rd Brigade. 1st Division. 3rd Corps. (Left):350 engaged. Lt. Col. Chas. B. Merrill. commanding. Wheat-field. July 2, 1863. Pickett's Repulse. July 3, 1863. (Lower . . . — Map (db m15674) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry 2nd Brigade, 1st Brigade 5th Corps
(Front):62nd Pennsylvania Infantry. 2nd Brigade. 1st Division. 5th Corps.Position occupied by the Regiment on the evening of July 2. 1863. After the troops on the right had retired, and where the Brigade had a Bayonet contest. Carried . . . — Map (db m15683) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 4th Michigan Infantry
(Front):4th Michigan Inf.try 2nd Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps. participated in 53 skirmishes and general engagements from Bull Run Va. July 21st 1861 to Appomattox Va. April 9th 1865. (Back): Mustered in at Adrian Mich. June 20th 1861 . . . — Map (db m14381) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Brigade First Division - Fifth Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Fifth Corps First Division Second Brigade Col. Jacob B. Sweitzer 9th. 32d. Massachusetts 4th. Michigan 62d. Pennsylvania Infantry July 2 After 4 p.m. moved from the Baltimore Pike near Rock Creek with the Division left in . . . — Map (db m15684) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Brigade First Division - Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps First Division Third Brigade Col. P. Regis De Trobriand 17th. Maine 3d. 5th. Michigan 40th. New York 110th. (6 Cos.) Pennsylvania Infantry July 2 Arrived at 10 a.m. On the advance of the Division between 2 and . . . — Map (db m15696) HM

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