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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery 1st Volunteer Brigade Artillery Reserve
10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery 1st Volunteer Brigade Artillery Reserve July 2nd 1863. Attached to 5th Massachusetts Light Battery (E). Casualties Killed 2. Wounded 3. Organized as the 2nd Excelsior Battery. Mustered into U.S. . . . — Map (db m13117) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 141st Pennsylvania Infantry 1st Bigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Front): Mustered in August and September 1862 Mustered out May 28, 1865 Recruited in Bradford, Susquehanna, and Wayne CountiesPresent at Gettysburg 9 offices and 200 men Killed and died of wounds 1 officer 41 men, total 42 Wounded 5 officers . . . — Map (db m12977) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 15th New York Battery
(Back Inscription):15th Indep't. N.Y. Light Battery. 1st. Brigade, Artillery Reserve. ——— Captain Patrick Hart Lieut. Edward M. Knox ——— Formerly Light Battery B. Irish Brigade July 2nd. 1863. Killed 3, . . . — Map (db m13091) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 2d New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3 Corps
. . . — Map (db m13057) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 3rd Maine Infantry 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Front):3rd Maine Inft'y 2nd Brigade 1st Division 3rd Corps Strength of regiment morning of July 2nd 14 officers and 196 men (Left): Detached from the Brigade. Fought here in the afternoon of July 2nd, 1863. Having been engaged in the . . . — Map (db m13074) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 3rd Michigan Infantry 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Front):Erected by the State of Michigan To her martyrs & Heroes who fought in defense of liberty and union 3rd Michigan Inftry 3rd Brig. 1st Div. 3rd Corps. Mustered in at Grand Rapids Mich. June 10th 1861. Army Potomac First Bull Run . . . — Map (db m13087) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 5th Massachusetts Battery
. . . — Map (db m13122) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry 1st Bigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(front):63d Pennsylvania Infantry Mustered in at Pittsburgh PA August - September 1861 Mustered out July 31st - September 9th 1864 1st Brigade 1st Division 3d Corps (Back):Present at Gettysburg 296 officers and men Killed 1 man: . . . — Map (db m13047) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 68th Pennsylvania Infantry Scott Legion 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Third Corps
(Front):This monument marks the left of the Regiment while supporting Clark's Battery July 2nd 1863. The right resting 150 feet north as indicated by flank marker. In the afternoon the Regiment advanced southward into the Peach Orchard where . . . — Map (db m12983) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 68th Pennsylvania Infantry
. . . — Map (db m13053) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Artillery Brigade Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps Artillery Brigade Capt. George E. Randolph, Capt. A. Judson Clark Battery B, 1st New Jersey, six 10 pounders, Capt. A. Judson Clark, Lieut. Robert Sims. Battery D, 1st New York, six 12 pounders, Capt. George B. . . . — Map (db m12987) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Barksdale's Brigade McLaws's Division - Longstreet's Corps Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Longstreet's Corps McLaws's Division Barksdale's Brigade 13th. 17th. 18th. 21st. Mississippi Infantry July 2 Arrived about 3 p.m. and formed in line. Advanced at 5 o'clock and took part in the assault on the Peach . . . — Map (db m13017) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery C, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (Thompson's)
(Front): Battery C Penna. Light Artillery (Thompson's) (Back): July 2. Occupied this position from about 5 to 6 O'Clock p.m. July 3rd. In position on right of First Volunteer Brigade Reserve Artillery and engaged the enemy. Recruited . . . — Map (db m12985) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery F, Pennsylvania Light Artillery Hampton's Battery
(Front):F. Penna. Light Artillery Organized at Pittsburgh Hampton's Battery (Right): From June 3 1863 to March 25 1864 Batteries F and C served as a consolidated battery. July 2, occupied this position from about 5 to 6 o'clock . . . — Map (db m12984) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery G, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery
(Front):Battery G. (Ames') 1st N.Y. Light Artillery ————— Engaged here with 3d Corps 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 2, 1863. July 3d, on Cemetery Ridge with 1st Div. 2d Corps. ———— Casualties, 7 . . . — Map (db m13015) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Division Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps First Division Major General David B. Birney Brigadier General J.H. Hobart Ward July 1. This Division was at Emmitsburg covering roads from Fairfield and Gettysburg. Shortly after 3 p.m. marched to Gettysburg . . . — Map (db m13000) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Volunteer Brigade Artillery Reserve Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Artillery Reserve First Volunteer Brigade Lieut. Col. Freeman McGilvery 5th Mass. Battery E (10th New York Battery Attached) Capt. Charles A. Phillips 9th Mass. Battery Capt. John Bigelow, Lieut. Richard S. Milton 15th New . . . — Map (db m13115) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Kershaw's Brigade
Brigadier General Joseph B. Kershaw's South Carolina Brigade of McLaw's Division ordered on the afternoon of July 2, 1863 to attack the Union battle line north and east of the Rose Farm 100 yards eastward. Crossed the Emmitsburg Road in this area. . . . — Map (db m15131) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Ninth Massachusetts Battery
(Front):Ninth Mass. Battery Captain Bigelow July 2, 1863. Killed - Wounded 2 Officers 1 3 Non-Comm Officers 6 5 Enlisted Men 13 10 Total 20 80 Horses (Back):9th Massachusetts Battery Capt. John Bigelow 1st Position left gun . . . — Map (db m13128) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Division Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps Second Division Brigadier General Andrew A. Humphreys July 1. This Division was at Emmitsburg. Shortly after 3 p.m. marched by indirect route about two miles west of main road to Gettysburg, leaving Burling's . . . — Map (db m12998) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — The Peach Orchard Salient July 2, 1863 - Second Day
"Sickles's movement practically destroyed his own corps...; and with what result? - driving us back to the position he was ordered to hold originally." Maj. Gen. George C. Meade, U.S.A. Commander, Army of the Potomac On the morning of July . . . — Map (db m12961) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps Major General Daniel E. Sickles Major General David B. Birney July 1. This Corps was at Emmitsburg, complying with General Howard's urgent request received at 3.10 p.m. General Sickles marched his Corps except two . . . — Map (db m12999) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Wofford's Brigade McLaws' Division - Longstreet's Corps Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Longstreet's Corps McLaws' Division Army of Northern Virginia 16th. 18th. 24th. Regiments Cobb's and Phillips' Legions Georgia Infantry July 2. Arrived at 4 p.m. and formed line 500 yards west of here. Ordered to the . . . — Map (db m13051) HM

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