Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Army of the Potomac
Brigadier General Robert O. Tyler
Captain James M. Robertson
Thirty Second Massachusetts Infantry Co. C. Captain Josiah C. Fuller
First Regular Brigade Captain Dunbar R. Ransom
First Volunteer Brigade Lieutenant Colonel Freeman McGilvery
Second Volunteer Brigade Captain Elijah D. Taft
Third Volunteer Brigade Captain James F. Huntington
Fourth Volunteer Brigade Captain Robert H. Fitzhugh
Fourth New Jersey (Seven Companies) Major Charles Ewing
Casualties: Killed 2 officers, 41 men; Wounded 15 officers, 172 men;
Captured or missing 12 men; Total 242.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 48.46′ N, 77° 13.833′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Taneytown Road (State Highway 134) and Pleasonton Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Taneytown Road. Click for map. Located near the service building for Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Sixth Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); J. Hummelbaugh Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Companies A and C, 1st Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Corps Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st West Virginia Cavalry (about 400 feet away); William Patterson Farm (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Big Guns at Gettysburg. National Park Service examination of the role of artillery in the battle.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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