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Magilton's Brigade, Meade's Division

5 AM 17 September to 9 AM 17 September

U.S.A.
FIRST ARMY CORPS
MAGILTON'S BRIGADE, MEADE'S DIVISION,
Col. Albert Magilton, 4th Penna. Reserves, Commanding.
Organization.
3rd Penn. Reserve Infantry
4th Penn. Reserve Infantry
7th Penn. Reserve Infantry
8th Penn. Reserve Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Magilton's Brigade formed line at 5:30 A.M., it advanced through the North Woods, deployed in the open fields and had reached the north fence of the Cornfield when it was sent to the left in support of Seymour and Ricketts. Its ammunition having been exhausted, it was relieved by Williams' Division of the Twelfth Corps and withdrawn to the ridge in rear of Joseph Poffenberger's.

Location:   north side of Mansfield Avenue, north of the North Woods (Map 1)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, I Corps
        3rd Pennsylvania Reserves
        4th Pennsylvania Reserves
        7th Pennsylvania Reserves
        8th Pennsylvania Reserves



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