Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
McGraw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion
Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve
Pegram's Battalion McGraw's Battery
The Purcell Artillery
July 1 In position south of the Chambersburg pike on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and actively engaged.
July 2 Early in the morning occupied this position and took part in the day's conflict with the Union batteries and now an then dropped a shell among the busy sharpshooters.
July 3 Remained here and actively participated in all the operations of the artillery.
July 4 Withdrew about sunset and began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses not reported in detail.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.27′ N, 77° 14.756′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the McMillan Woods section of Confederate Avenue, opposite the entrance to the McMillan Woods Youth Campground, in 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. Thomas's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Lane's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Zimmerman's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pender's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Pegram's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crenshaw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Grandy's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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