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

Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery

First Regular Brigade - Artillery Reserve

 

—Army of the Potomac —

 
Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet
Above the tablet is the seal of the U.S. Army. At the top of the tablet are the crossed cannon of the artillery.
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
Artillery Reserve
First Regular Brigade
Battery C Fourth U.S. Artillery

Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Evan Thomas commanding

July 2 Arrived and took position on crest of hill near General Meade's Headquarters on the left of the Second Corps and was actively engaged in repelling the attack of the Confederates.

July 3 In position near the left of the Second Corps line.

Casualties. Killed 1 man. Wounded 1 officer and 16 men.
 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.453′ N, 77° 14.145′ 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 walking distance of this marker. First Regular Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Battery A, 1st New Jersey Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries C & F, Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery
Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet
Two 12-pounder Napoleons flank the tablet.
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Michigan Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 28, 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 752 times since then and 47 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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