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6th Corps, 2nd Division, 3rd Brigade
Army USA
Corps 6
Division 2
Brigade 3
Commander Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Neill
Location Neill Avenue, Wolf Hill (Lost Lane)
Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Neill
7th Maine (6 Cos.) 43D 49th 77th New York
61st Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2. Arrived after a march of 33 miles from Manchester Md. and about 6 P. M. was detached from the Corps and ordered by Major Gen. G. G. Meade to hold Powers Hill. Later was ordered by Major Gen. H. W. Slocum to support the front line but at midnight was ordered to Powers Hill.

July 3. The Brigade by order of Major Gen. Slocum crossed Rock Creek and took position on the extreme right of the Army making connection with the Cavalry pickets and encountered and checked the advancing Confederate sharpshooters and skirmishers and remained until the close of the battle.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer 1 Man Wounded 11 Men Captured or Missing 2 Men Total 15

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