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11th Corps, 1st Division, 1st Brigade
Army USA
Corps 11
Division 1
Brigade 1
Commander Col. Leopold Von Gilsa
Location Wainwright Avenue, East Cemetery Hill
Col. Leopold Von Gilsa
41st (9 Cos.) 54th 68th New York
153D Pennsylvania Infantry

July 1. The Brigade except the 41st New York having been temporarily left at Emmitsburg arrived about noon and took position a mile northerly from town on left of Harrisburg Road and right of Rock Creek Second Brigade on right and Third Division on left. Advanced over a knoll into woods in front and encountered Brig. Gen. Gordon's Brigade and was attacked by Brig. Gen. Doles's Brigade Major Gen. Rodes's Division and subjected to a severe enfilading artillery fire from Lieut. Col. Jones's Battalion on a knoll east of Rock Creek and forced back to the Almshouse where being outflanked the Brigade fell back with the Corps to Cemetery Hill and took position behind a stone wall on the right of Corps. The 41st New York rejoined the Brigade in the night.

July 2. Remained in position all day engaged as skirmishers. An attack in the evening on Cemetery Hill on the left was repulsed with the aid of First Brigade Third Division Second Corps.

July 3. Under artillery fire for an hour and a half but not engaged.

Casualties Killed 4 Officers 50 Men Wounded 21 Officers 289 Men Captured or Missing 6 Officers 157 Men Total 527

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