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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Perrin's Brigade

Pender's Division - Hill's Corps

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Perrin's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Perrin's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Pender's Division
Perrin's Brigade

1st. Rifles, 12th. 13th. 14th. Regiments and 1st.
Provisional South Carolina Infantry

July 1 Crossed Willoughby Run about 3.30 p.m. with its left in Reynolds Woods and advancing relieved Heth's line took a prominent part in the struggle by which the Union forces were dislodged from Seminary Ridge and pursuing them into the town captured many prisoners. The Rifle regiment was on duty as train guard and not in the battle of this day.

July 2 Supported artillery south of Fairfield Road. At 6 p.m. advanced a Battalion of sharpshooters which skirmished with the Union outposts until dark. At 10 p.m. took position on Ramseur's right in the Long Lane leading from the town to the Bliss House and Barn.

July 3 In the same position and constantly engaged in skirmishing.

July 4 After night withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.

Present about 1600. Killed 100, wounded 477, Total 577.
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.343′ N, 77° 14.728′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate
Perrin's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Perrin's Brigade Tablet
Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the Located 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 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grandy's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Moore's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pender's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas's Brigade (about 500 feet away); McGraw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Lane's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Garnett's Battalion (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Perrin's Report. Official report of the campaign from Col. Perrin. Of the action on July 3rd, he wrote, Early next morning (the 3d), the heaviest skirmishing I have ever witnessed was here kept up during the greater part of the day. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Perrin's Brigade on the Long Lane image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Perrin's Brigade on the Long Lane
Looking from West Confederate Avenue, toward the east at the town of Gettysburg. Stevens Run extended south across the low ground here, with a farm lane on the far side of that. The wood line is no-historic. The Long Lane was roughly where the modern structures are in the distance. Perrin's Brigade held that position from the afternoon of the 2nd until the end of the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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