Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery B 1st New Jersey Light Artillery
—3d Corps —
1st New Jersey
Fought here from
2 Until 7 O'Clock
on July 2, 1863.
Firing 1300 rounds
Losses, killed 1,
wounded 16, missing 3.
Erected by the State
of New Jersey 1888.
Sept. 3, 1861,
June 16, 1865.
Engaged in 26
all the important
actions on the Peninsula,
Erected 1888 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 39° 48.08′ N, 77° 14.833′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Sickles Avenue Click for map. Located in Excelsior Field, near stop 10, the Peach Orchard, on the driving tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th New York Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th Massachusetts Battery (about 300 feet away); 73rd New York Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Clark's Battery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop.
2. Battery B, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery. A history of the battery.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.