Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lewis's Battery - Garnett's Battalion
Heth's Division - Hill's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Garnett's Battalion Lewis's Battery
The Lewis Artillery
Two 3 inch Rifles and Two Napoleons
July 1 One of the rifles at 3.30 p.m. relieved one of Pegram's guns on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and was engaged until the fight ended.
July 2 Both Rifles were in position here and took an active part in the artillery duel in the afternoon and evening with the Union batteries on Cemetery Hill.
July 3 Moved under orderes to a point south of McMillan's Woods but not engaged at any time although from time to time under fire.
July 4 The Napoleons were never actively engaged in the battle but on this day were placed in position here. At night they rejoined the Rifles and with them began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses not reported in detail.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.527′ N, 77° 14.702′ 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 opposite the Schultz Woods section of Seminary Ridge, just north of the McMillan House on Confederate
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maurin's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Griffin's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garnett's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Johnson's Virginia Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Army of Northern Virginia (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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