Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ninth Massachusetts Battery
—6 p.m. July 2, 1863 —
July 2, 1863.
Ninth Mass. Battery
"By prolonge retired firing"
from the cross road 400 yds. distant
without infantry support before
Barksdale's Confed. Brigade.
Final stand made across this angle.
Erected 1885 by State of Massachusetts.
Location. 39° 48.102′ N, 77° 14.553′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on United States Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the Trostle Farm 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. 150th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bigelow's Desperate Stand (within shouting distance of this marker); 3d Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Sickles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); End of the Second Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers (approx. Ninth Massachusetts Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th New Jersey Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Bigelow's Battery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Trostle Farm. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Charles W. Reed and the 9th Massachusetts Battery. Article discussing the actions of the 9th Mass. Battery in this phase of the battle. (Submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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