Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—Army of the Potomac —
Brig. General John C. Robinson
Second Brigade Brig. General H. Baxter
July 1. Arrived at the Seminary about noon hotly engaged on the right and right centre from about 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. when on the advance of Rodes's Confederate Division against the front and flanks the Division by order of the Commanding General retired with the Corps through Gettysburg to Cemetery Hill and went into position on the left of the cemetery parallel to Emmitsburg Road.
July 2. Relieved about noon by Third Division Second Corps and placed in reserve and thereafter sent to the support of the Third, Eleventh, and Second Corps at different times and places.
July 3. At daylight moved to the support of Batteries on Cemetery Hill. At 9 a.m. sent to support of Twelfth Corps and at 3 p.m. took position on the right of Second Corps and remained until the close of the battle.
Casualties. Killed 9 officers 82 men. Wounded 68 officers 548 men. Captured or missing 52 officers 931 men. Total 1690.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. Touch for map. Located in the Oak Ridge section of 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. 13th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away); 97th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away); John Cleveland Robinson (about 400 feet away); 88th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 11th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet 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. Second Division, First Corps at Gettysburg
Also see . . .
1. Oak Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Report of Brig. Gen. John C. Robinson. In his report, Gen. Robinson detailed the action fought by his division on the first day:
On my (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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