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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

11th Independent (Havelock) Battery

New York Light Artillery

 

4th Volunteer Brigade, Artillery Reserve

 
11th Independent (Havelock) Battery Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 11th Independent (Havelock) Battery Monument
Inscription.
11th Independent (Havelock)
Battery,
New York Light Artillery,
4th Volunteer Brigade,
Artillery Reserve,
July 3rd 1863.
Attached to Battery K,
1st New York Light Artillery.
Casualties
Woudned 5.
Organized at Albany, New York.
October 26th, 1861.
Mustered into
United States service.
January 6th 1862.
Participated in all battles
of the Army of the Potomac
from Second Bull Run to
Appomattox except Antietam
Mustered out June 13th 1865.

 
Erected 1893 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.823′ N, 77° 14.116′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located east of the Angle and High Water Mark area 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. Battery K, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Volunteer Brigade
Two 3-inch Ordnance Rifles Flank the Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Two 3-inch Ordnance Rifles Flank the Monument
Elements of the 11th Independent Battery, attached to Battery K, 1st New York Light Artillery, deployed here about half way through the great cannonade of July 3rd.
(a few steps from this marker); Arnold's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 99th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade (within shouting distance of this marker); Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Havelock's Battery. Service history of the battery. (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Battery Position
On a foggy winter day looking at the two monuments for the combined battery.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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