Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery E, Fourth U.S. Artillery
First Brigade Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
First Brigade Horse Artillery
Battery E Fourth U.S. Artillery
Four 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. Samuel S. Elder commanding
July 3 Arrived on the field and took position on a hill southwest of Round Top and engaged under Brig. General E. J. Fansworth in the afternoon against the Confederate right.
Casualties killed 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 47.009′ N, 77° 14.789′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located on Bushman Hill, in the south section of Gettysburg National Battlefield Park. Located along a walking trail around Bushman Hill. 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. 5th New York Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wells (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farnsworth's Cavalry Charge (about 800 feet away); The Wounded and the Dead (about 800 feet away); First Brigade 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Third Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Regiment Vermont Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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