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

3rd New York Independent Battery

Artillery Brigade

 

—Sixth Corps —

 
3rd New York Independent Battery Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 3rd New York Independent Battery Monument
The monument features the state seal at the top center. Cannon balls are on the flanks. A bronze replica of a rammer is on the top step. Finally the Greek cross of Sixth Corps appears in the lower center.
Inscription. (Front):
3rd N.Y.
Independent Battery
Artillery Brigade
Sixth Corps
July 2 & 3, 1863

(Back):
Forced march 36 miles, second position
No losses
Mustered in May 21, 1861, participating
in all the campaigns of the Army of
the Potomac to the end of the war

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 49.002′ N, 77° 13.933′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located south of the National Cemetery, on the opposite side of the road from the old visitor center parking area. 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. Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Speech Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Address Memorial (about 300 feet away); 7th West Virginia Infantry (about 300 feet away); Hall's Battery
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Back of Monument
(about 400 feet away); 12th Massachusetts (about 400 feet away); Soldiers' National Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ziegler's Grove. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 3rd New York Independent Battery. Service history of the battery. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
3rd New York Independent Battery Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. 3rd New York Independent Battery Monument
An artillery piece representing the battery is currently removed for maintenance. The Battery consisted of six 10-pounder Parrott Rifles at Gettysburg. To each side of the monument are flank markers for the battery. At the battle the battery was commanded by Captain William A. Harn.
3rd New York Independent Battery Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Karl Stelly, January 23, 2010
4. 3rd New York Independent Battery Monument
This view is taken looking toward the east.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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