Anderson’s Brigade Advanced Position Tablet

Anderson’s Brigade of Hood’s Division of Longstreet’s First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia is honored by a monument and an advanced position tablet.

Anderson's Brigade Advanced Position Tablet. Gettysburg August 2012

Dedicated: 1907.

Location: Cross Avenue, Rose’s Woods. Located on North side of Cross Avenue, near the old route of the now defunct Electric Railroad.

Description: Cast iron tablet mounted on a fluted cast iron post denotes advanced position of the brigade during the battle. Inscription is painted in a contrasting color.

Inscription:

ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
LONGSTREET’S CORPS HOOD’S DIVISION
ANDERSON’S BRIGADE
7th 8th 9th 11th 59th Georgia Infantry

July 2. Reached the field about 4 P. M. and formed line. The 7th Regiment was sent southward to watch the Union Cavalry. The others charged into the woods south of Wheatfield and dislodged the Union line from the stone fence. Being outflanked on left retired to crest of Rose Hill. Reinforced by parts of other Brigades they again advanced. The brigades advanced a third time and after a struggle occupied the woodland to its border in Plum Run Valley.

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