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5th Corps, 1st Division, 1st Brigade
Army USA
Corps 5
Division 1
Brigade 1
Commander Col. William S. Tilton
Location Sickles Avenue, the Loop
Col. William S. Tilton
18th 22D Massachusetts 1st Michigan
118th Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2. In position in column with the Division and Corps on the Baltimore Pike near Rock Creek until after 4 P. M. then moved with the Division left in front to the support of Third Corps line the Third Brigade having been detached to occupy Little Round Top. The Brigade preceded by Second Brigade crossed Plum Run and the Wheatfield and went into position on the high ground on the edge of woods facing westerly and southerly toward the Rose House Second Brigade on the left. The Brigade was sharply attacked by Brig. Gen. Kershaw's Brigade and in compliance with orders from Brig. Gen. J. Barnes it retired to the rear and right to the woods across the Wheatfield Road and later to a line extending northerly from Little Round Top.

July 3. Relieved Third Brigade on Little Round Top.

July 4. Remained in position until close of battle except a reconnaissance in front.

Casualties Killed 2 Officers 10 Men Wounded 12 Officers 90 Men Captured or Missing 11 Men Total 125

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