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2nd Corps, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade
Army USA
Corps 2
Division 1
Brigade 3
Commander Brig. Gen. Samuel K. Zook (mw)
Location Sickles Avenue, east of the Loop
Brig. Gen. Samuel K. Zook
Lieut. Col. John Fraser
52D 57th 66th NewYork
140th Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2. Arrived early in the morning and formed on right of Second Brigade on line from Cemetery Hill to Round Top. Between 5 and 6 P. M. advanced with Division to left and entered the Wheatfield and the woods on its right in line of battle forcing the Confederates through the field and the woods to the further end. Brig. Gen. Zook fell mortally wounded in this advance the Brigade being on the right of Division it extended to an open field on the west. The line of Third Corps on the Emmitsburg Road having been forced back and the Division having been flanked by superior forces on its right and left the Brigade retired with the Division and resumed in line with Corps.

July 3. Constructed entrenchment and held the position until the close of battle.

Casualties Killed 7 Officers 42 Men Wounded 18 Officers 209 Men Captured or Missing 4 Officers 78 Men Total 358

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