Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—Army of the Potomac —
Brig. General Albion P. Howe
2nd Brigade Col. Lewis A. Grant
3rd Brigade Brig. General Thomas H. Neill
—— July 2 ——
2nd Brigade was moved to the left center and finally to the extreme left
3rd Brigade was placed in position on Power's Hill
3rd Brigade moved to the extreme right to connect with the Union cavalry
The brigades remained in these positions until the close of the battle
Erected 1905 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 47.041′ N, 77° 13.796′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Taneytown Road (State Road 194) and Howe Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Taneytown Road. Touch for map. 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 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th Maine Infantry (about 500 feet away); Third Brigade (about 600 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (about 600 feet away); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away); First Vermont Brigade (about 800 feet away); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Howe's Official Report. As the division did little actual fighting, Howe's report was rather brief. (Submitted on August 5, 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 August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 827 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.