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

Artillery Brigade

Sixth Corps

 

—Army of the Potomac —

 
Artillery Brigade, Sixth Corps Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Artillery Brigade, Sixth Corps Tablet
The Greek Cross of the Sixth Corps appears at the top of the tablet.
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps
Artillery Brigade

Col. Charles H. Tompkins

Mass. 1st Battery A, Six 12 pounder
Capt William H. McCartney

New York 1st Battery, Six 3 inch Rifles
Capt. Andrew Cowan

New York 3d Battery, Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Capt. William A. Harn

1st Rhode Island Battery C, Six 3 inch Rifles
Capt. Richard Waterman

1st Rhode Island Battery G, Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Capt. George W. Adams

2d U.S. Battery D, Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Edward B. Williston

2d U.S. Battery G, Six 12 pounders
Lieut. John H. Butler

5th U.S. Battery F, Six 10 pounder Parrott
Lieut. Leonard Martin

July 2 Arrived in the afternoon and evening from Manchester Md. and the artillery was placed under the orders of Brig. Gen. H. J. Hunt Chief of Artillery of the army.

July 3 The Batteries were placed in reserve on different portions of the field so as to be available but with the exception of 1st New York Battery were not actively engaged.

Casualties. Killed 4 men. Wounded 2 officers 6 men. Total 12.
 
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.122′ N, 77° 14.053′ W.
Artillery Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Artillery Brigade Tablet
Just to the left of the tablet is a signpost for Sedgwick Avenue.
Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Sedgwick Avenue and United States Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Sedgwick Avenue. Click for map. Located on the south part of Cemetery Ridge 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 G, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Division (about 400 feet away); Dow's 6th Maine Battery (about 500 feet away); Reverend Father William Corby, C.S.C. (about 500 feet away); First Brigade (about 500 feet away); 1st New Jersey Brigade (about 600 feet away); 2nd Connecticut Light Battery (about 600 feet away); First Volunteer Brigade (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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