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Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery

 
 
Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument
Inscription.
Erected by the State of
West Virginia
to commemorate the
valor and fidelity
of Battery C
First West Virginia Artillery

 
Erected 1898 by State of West Virginia.
 
Location. 39° 49.126′ N, 77° 13.898′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, near the south entrance. 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. Third Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery H (Huntington's Battery) (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Minnesota Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st New Hampshire Battery (about 300 feet away); 136th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); First Massachusetts Light Battery (about 400 feet away); Kentucky Memorial (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  East Cemetery Hill
Close Up of the Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Close Up of the Inscription
. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
3. Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument
Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
4. Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument
Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument
Captain Wallace Hill commanded this battery, comprised of four 10-pounder Parrott Rifles, at the battle. Flanking the monument are two Parrotts, registry numbers 240 and 246.
Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
6. Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery Monument
View of the Cemetery Grounds from a Parrott Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. View of the Cemetery Grounds from a Parrott Rifle
 
 
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