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

Anderson's Brigade

Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps


—Army of Northern Virginia —

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By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
1. Anderson's Brigade Tablet
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Anderson's Brigade

7th. 8th. 9th. 11th. 59th. Georgia Infantry

July 2 After march of several miles formed line about 4 p.m. 100 yards west of this. The Seventh Regiment was sent southward to watch Union Cavalry. The others charged into the woods south of Wheatfield and dislodged the Union line from stone fence there but flanked on the left retired to crest of Rose Hill. Reinforced later by parts of other Brigades they again advanced. The wounding of Gen. G.T. Anderson caused a brief halt and some confusion but they advanced a third time and after a struggle occupied the woodland to its border on Plum Run Valley.

July 3 The Brigade was sent down Emmitsburg Road and assisted in repulsing and holding in check Union Cavalry which sought to flank the Division.

July 4 Assisted in constructing works to protect the flank.

July 5 About 5 a.m. began the march to Hagerstown, Md.

Present about 1800. Losses 671.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 47.517′ N, 77° 15.29′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection
Anderson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
2. Anderson's Brigade Tablet
of West Confederate Avenue and Emmitsburg Road (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south on West Confederate Avenue. Touch for map. Located near the Snyder Farm, in the Biesecker Woods, 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. Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Brigade (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Latham's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Hood's Texas Brigade (about 600 feet away); Hood's Division (about 600 feet away); Texas (about 700 feet away); Bachman's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fraser's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Anderson's Brigade Tablets.
Also see . . .  Report of Col. W. W. White, 7th Georgia. With General Anderson wounded, the command of the Brigade passed to Col. White of the 7th Georgia. He presented a consolidated report of the campaign. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 817 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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