What is VG? News Store Support Contact Us

Home > Exhibit > Monuments > Kershaw's Brigade

Kershaw's Brigade
Army CSA
Corps 1
Division 1
Brigade 1
Commander Brig. Gen. Joseph B. Kershaw
Location West Confederate Avenue, south of Millerstown Road
C. S. A.
2nd 3rd 7th 8th 15th Regiments and 3D Battalion South Carolina

July 2. Arrived at 3.30 P. M. and formed line here. Advanced about 4.30 to battle. The 8th and 2D Regiments and 3D Battalion shared in the attack on Peach Orchard and batteries near there on Wheatfield Road. The 7th and 3D Regiments were engaged in the long and severe conflict at and around the Loop. The 15th Regiment fought on Rose Hill and in the ravine and forest beyond. Late in the evening the Brigade took part in the general advance by which the Union forces were forced from the Wheatfield and across Plum Run Valley. At dark under orders it retired to Peach Orchard.

July 3. At Peach Orchard until noon then sent farther to front. At 1 P. M. under orders resumed position here extending line to right and keeping in touch with Hood's Division on left.

July 4. About midnight began the march to Hagerstown Md.

Present about 1800 Losses 630

Please link to our site!
Be one of the first to link directly to our monument database or battlefield panoramas. We appreciate your links, and if you advise of your link we would be happy to reciprocate by placing your link in a targeted section of our website. For more banners, visit our affiliates page in the support section.

This is the first of its kind on the web. Search for images and information on any monument or marker on the Gettysburg battlefield. You can search by monument type, regiment, state, unit type, army, corps, division, brigade, or commander.

We want to make Virtual Gettysburg a valuable tool in your classroom. We appreciate hearing your success stories and suggestions. Here are a few things we would like to know:

• How you are using Virtual Gettysburg in your classroom

• How we can make Virtual Gettysburg work towards meeting curriculum standards for your state or institution

• What supporting materials you would like to see

• How we can improve our website for educational use

Click here
To provide feedback, request materials, obtain more information, or to schedule a demonstration. Thank you!

What is Virtual Gettysburg | News | Store | Support | Connect | Exhibit | Gettysburg Traveler | Coming Soon | Contact Us
© 2003 Another Software Miracle, LLC. All rights reserved.