ARMY OF THE POTOMAC FIFTH CORPS SECOND DIVISION SECOND BRIGADE SECOND U. S. INFANTRY Six Companies Major Arthur T. Lee and Captain Samuel A. McKee Commanding
July 2. Arrived in the morning and took position with the Brigade at the right of the Twelfth Corps. Skirmished with the Confederates. Later moved to the left. At 5 P. M. formed line with left on north slope of Little Round Top and the right of Brigade line extending into some woods. Advanced across Plum Run and to the crest of the rocky wooded hill in front near the Wheatfield and facing left occupied the stone wall on the edge of the woods. The Confederates having opened fire on the right flank and advanced through the Wheatfield in the rear the Brigade was withdrawn under a heavy fire on both flanks and from the rear and of shot and shell from batteries and formed in line on right of Little Round Top.
July 3. Remained in same position.
Casualties Killed 1 Officer and 5 Men Wounded 4 Officers and 51 Men Missing 6 Men
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