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

First Regular Brigade

Artillery Reserve

 

—Army of the Potomac —

 
First Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. First Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve Tablet
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
Artillery Reserve
First Regular Brigade

Capt. Dunbar R. Ransom

1st U.S. Battery H
Lieut. Chandler P. Eakin, Lieut. Philip D. Mason
July 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Hill

3d U.S. Batteries F and K
Lieut. John C. Turnbull
July 2d Engaged on Emmitsburg Road on right of the Smith House.
July 3d On and near Cemetery Ridge.

4th U.S. Battery C
Lieut. Evan Thomas
July 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Ridge on left of Second Corps.

5th U.S. Battery C
Lieut. Gulian V. Weir
July 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Ridge and in front on left of Second Corps.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 12 men. Wounded 4 officers 49 men. Captured or missing 2 men. Total 68.
 
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.46′ N, 77° 14.152′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located in near the Pennsylvania Memorial on 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
Ransom's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Ransom's Brigade Tablet
walking distance of this marker. Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Ninth Michigan Battery (a few steps from this marker); 17th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, 1st New Jersey Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries C & F, Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); New Hampshire - Berdan's Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. NRHP Nomination Form. The Ransom’s Brigade - US Brigade Tablet, as it is officially designated by the National Park Service, is a contributing structure to the Gettysburg National Military Park Historic District. This is the official nomination form link for this monument. (Submitted on August 22, 2012, by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 67 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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