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Company D, 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters Monument image, Touch for more information
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
Company D, 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters Monument
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Company D, 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters Maine Volunteers
Company D Maine Volunteers 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters July 2, 1863 Killed 1 Wounded 5 Missing 5 — Map (db m15117) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Companies E and H, Second U.S. Sharpshooters Second Brigade First Division, Third Corps
(Front):Companies E and H Second United States Sharpshooters. Second Brigade. First Division, Third Corps. ——————————Arrived on the field July 1. At 6 p.m. July 2 met the onset of . . . — Map (db m15119) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 4th Maine Infantry 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Front):4th Maine Infantry Colonel Elijah Walker (Left Front Facing):3d Corps. 1st Division. 2d Brigade. (Left Rear Facing): 22 killed and died 38 wounded 56 missing (Right Rear Facing):Erected by the State of Maine . . . — Map (db m15079) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 99th Pennsylvania Infantry 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Around the Upper step):99th Pennsylvania Infantry 2nd Brigade 1st Division 3rd Corps (Front):Fought on this line in the afternoon of July 2nd Present at Gettysburg 339 officers and men Killed and died of wounds 1 officer and 24 men . . . — Map (db m15086) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Devil's Den and the Slaughter Pen July 2nd 1863 - Second Day
"Awful, awful rocks!!" For weeks after the battle, a delirious Alabama soldier suffering from his wounds repeated these words The labyrinth of boulders and crevices in front of you was known to local residents as "Devil's Den," a name that would . . . — Map (db m15095) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Benning's Brigade Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division Benning's Brigade 2d. 15th. 17th. 20th. Georgia InfantryJuly 2 Formed in line about 4 p.m. in rear of Law's and Robertson's Brigades and moving forward in support took active part in . . . — Map (db m15091) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Robertson's Brigade Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division Robertson's Brigade 1st. 4th. 5th. Texas and 3d. Arkansas Infantry July 2 Arrived on the field about 4 p.m. Advanced against the Union positions. The 4th and 5th Texas joined in the . . . — Map (db m13303) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Confederate Sharpshooter?
“some mother may yet be patiently waiting for the return of her boy, whose bones lie bleaching, unrecognized and alone, between the rocks at Gettysburg.” Alexander Gardner Civil War photographer In front of you is the setting of . . . — Map (db m5809) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 4th New York Independent Battery (Smith's) Artillery Brigade - 3rd Corps
(Front): 4th New York Ind'p't Battery (Smith's) Artillery Brigade 3rd Corps July 2, 1863 2 to 5 p.m. (Back):Casualties 2 killed - 10 wounded 1 captured At the time of the assault by Hood's Division of the Confederate Army this Battery . . . — Map (db m13317) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — The Attack on Devil's Den
The Confederate infantry attack of July 2nd swept from Seminary Ridge and struck the left of Sickles line. For two terrible hours one reinforced Union Brigade and two batteries of artillery took the full shock of a three brigade attack. The . . . — Map (db m13319) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Smith's New York Battery July 2 1863 - Second Day
"For God's sake, men, don't let them take my guns away from me!" Capt. James E. Smith, U.S.A. Commander, 4th New York Battery On July 2, Capt. James E. Smith hauled four of the six cannon of his 4th New York Battery onto this craggy ridge, . . . — Map (db m13320) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — The Fight for Devil's Den July 2 1863 - Second Day
"No, boys, hold your fire until they come right up. Then pour a volley into them, and if they don't stop run your bayonets into their bellies." Brig. Gen. Henry L. Benning, C.S.A. Benning's Brigade, Hood's Division The fate of Devil's Den (located . . . — Map (db m13321) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 124th New York Infantry 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Front):124th New York Infantry. 2nd Brigade 1st Division 3rd Corps July 2nd 1863. (Back):The Orange Blossoms went into action on this spot with 18 officers and 220 men. Lost in killed and wounded 7 officers and 85 men. . . . — Map (db m15089) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Brigade First Division - Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps First Division Second Brigade Brig. Gen. J. H. Hobart Ward Col. Hiram Berdan 20th Indiana, 3d. 4th. Maine 86th. 124th. New York, 99th Penna Infantry 1st, 2d, (8 cos.) U.S. SharpshootersJuly 1 Arrived after sunset . . . — Map (db m15051) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 86th New York Infantry 2d Brigade, 1st Division 3d Corps
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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 20th Regiment Indiana Volunteers
20th Regt. Indiana Volunteer Infantry. July 2nd 1863. ——— Col. John Wheeler Killed near by. 20th Ind. — Map (db m15062) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 40th New York Infantry Mozart Regiment 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Front):40 N.Y. Infty. Mozart Regiment 3rd. Brig. 1st. Div. 3rd. Corps. July 2, 1863, 4-30 p.m. Casualties. Killed. 23. Wounded. 120. Missing. 7. (Left): This Regiment was mustered in, June 27, 1861. Mustered out, June 27, 1865. . . . — Map (db m15109) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 6th New Jersey Volunteers 3d Brigade, 2d Division, 3d Corps
(Front):6th New Jersey Volunteers Lieut. Col. S. R. Gilkyson 3d Brig. Burlings 2d Div - 3d Corps Erected by the State of New Jersey 1888 (Left):Engaged here July 2 1863. Being detached from the Brigade supported batteries on Cemetery . . . — Map (db m15102) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Fourth New York Independent Battery Artillery Brigade - Third Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Third Corps Artillery Brigade Fourth New York Independent Battery Six 10 pounder Parrotts Capt. James E. Smith Commanding July 2 Arrived from Emmitsburg at 9 a.m. Four guns posted on the heights above Devil's Den at 2 p.m. . . . — Map (db m15105) HM

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