Law’s Brigade Advanced Position Tablet

Law’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.

Advanced position tablet to Law's Brigade. Gettysburg December 2011

Dedicated: 1907.

Location: Warren Avenue, south of Little Round Top. Located on South side of Warren Avenue, opposite south slope of Little Round Top.

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
LAW’S BRIGADE
4th 15th 44th 47th 48th Alabama Infantry

July 2. Arrived on the field about 4 P. M. and advanced against the Union positions. The 4th 15th and 47th Regiments attacked Little Round Top and continued the assault until dark. The 44th and 48th assisted in capturing Devil’s Den and 3 guns of Smith’s 4th New York Battery.

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