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3rd United States Infantry
Army USA
Corps 5
Division 2
Brigade 1
Commander Capt. Henry W. Freedley (w)
Location Ayres Avenue, Houck's Ridge
Six Companies
Captain Henry W. Freedly and Captain Richard C. Lay

July 2. Arrived in the morning and took position near the line of the Twelfth Corps. The Regiment with the Brigade moved from the right to the left of the line and at 5 P. M. advanced across Plum Run near Little Round Top and supported the Second Brigade in its advance to the crest of the rocky wooded hill beyond and facing to the left engaged the Confederates but retired under a deadly fire on the left right and rear. After the Confederates had gained a position in the Wheatfield in the rear of the Brigade and took position on east slope of Little Round Top.

July 3. Remained in same position.

July 4. The Regiment with the Brigade made a reconnaissance and developed a force of the Confederate infantry and artillery in front.

Casualties Killed 6 Men Wounded 4 Officers and 89 Men Missing 1 Man
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