Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery
First Regular Brigade - Artillery Reserve
—Army of the Potomac —
First Regular Brigade
Battery H First U.S. Artillery
Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Chandler P. Eaken commanding
July 2 In position on Cemetery Hill facing the Emmitsburg Road. Engaged Juy 2d and 3d. Lieut Eakin was severely wounded after his guns went into battery and the commmand devolved on Lieut. Phillip D. Mason.
Casualties. Killed 1 man. Wounded 1 officer and 7 men. Missing 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.162′ N, 77° 13.874′ 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 Soldiers Memorial. 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. Kentucky Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier’s National Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); First Minnesota Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery The Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Virginia Wade (about 300 feet away); Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . East Cemetery Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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