What is VG? News Store Support Contact Us

Home > Exhibit > Monuments > Pender's Division (Trimble)

Pender's Division (Trimble)
Army CSA
Corps 3
Division 3
Brigade n/a
Commander Maj. Gen. William D. Pender (mw)
Location West Confederate Avenue, north of McMillan Woods
C. S. A.
Major Gen. William D. Pender Brig. Gen. James H. Lane
Major Gen. I. R. Trimble

First Brigade Col. Abner Perrin
Second Brigade Brig. James H. Lane
Third Brigade Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas
Fourth Brigade Brig. Gen. A. M. Scales
Lieut. Col. G. T Gordon
Col. W. Lee J. Lowrance
Artillery Battalion
Four Batteries Major William T Poague

July 1. The Division moved about 8 A. M. in the direction of Gettysburg following Heth's division. A line of battle was formed on the right and left of the Pike 3 miles from the town. About 3 P. M. a part of Ewell's Corps appeared on the left and the Union forces making a strong demonstration an advance was ordered. Heth became vigorously engaged. The Division moved to the support passing through the lines forced the Union troops to Seminary Ridge. The Division reformed on the Ridge the left resting on Fairfield Road.

July 2. In position on the ridge not engaged except heavy skirmishing along the line.

July 3. During the morning two Brigades ordered to report to Lieut. Gen. Longstreet as a support to Gen. Pettigrew and were placed in rear of right of Heth's Division which formed a portion of the column of assault. The line moved forward one mile in view of the fortified position on Cemetery Ridge, exposed to severe fire. The extreme right reached the works but was compelled to fall back. The Division reformed where it rested before making the attack.

July 4. The Division during the night took up the line of march.

Casualties Killed 262 Wounded 1312 Missing 116 Total 1690

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.