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The monument to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps is south of Gettysburg on Sickles Avenue. (Tour map: DeTrobiand Avenue – The Wheatfield)

Monument to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps of the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg

From the monument:

Army of the Potomac
Third Corps Second Division 
Third Brigade 
Col. George C. Burling
2d New Hampshire 5th 6th 8th New Jersey
115th Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2. Arrived between 9 and 10 A. M. and joined the Division. Between 2 and 3 P. M. advanced with the Division and was placed in reserve in rear of Second Brigade and soon thereafter ordered to First Division except that the 5th New Jersey supported Battery K 4th U. S. on the Emmitsburg Road. The 2d New Hampshire and 7th New Jersey reported to Brig. Gen. C. K. Graham and supported batteries in the Peach Orchard the 63d Penna. on the left. The 6th New Jersey went to the support of the Second Brigade First Division on its left in Plum Run Gorge near Devil’s Den. The 8th New Jersey and 115 Penna. were sent to the Wheatfield to support the right of Second Brigade First Division. The regiments of the Brigade were severely engaged where assigned and retired at the close of the day with the organizations with which they served.

July 3. In the morning rejoined the Division and was placed in reserve where apparently needed.

Casualties Killed 6 Officers 53 Men
Wounded 43 Officers 333 Men
Captured or Missing 78 Men Total 513