Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Maurin's Battery - Garnett's Battalion
Heth's Division - Hill's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Garnett's Battalion Maurin's Battery
The Donaldsville Artillery
One 10 pounder Parrott, Two 3 inch Rifles
July 1 About 3.30 p.m. relieved some of Pegram's guns whose ammunition was exhausted on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and from that time to an active part in the conflict.
July 2 In position here all day but not actively engaged until 3 p.m. when it opened and maintained a steady fire on Cemetery Hill until near sunset and vigorously renewed it at dusk for the purpose of diverting the fire of Union artillery from the Confederate infantry then assaulting East Cemetery Hill.
July 3 Ordered to a position south of McMillan's Woods and held in reserve sometimes fired upon but not returning the fire.
July 4 Withdrew about 8 a.m. and marched to Cashtown to reinforce the cavalry escorting the wagon train.
Losses not reported in detail.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.565′ N, 77° 14.695′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Griffin's Battery - Dance's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Johnson's Virginia Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Army of Northern Virginia (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. The Donaldsonville Artillery. Page detailing the history of the battery. (Submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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