Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Morris Artillery
Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
Carter's Battalion Page's Battery
The Morris Artillery
July 1 Not engaged until the Union forces on Seminary Ridge extended their line to the right when it opened upon them with a rapid enfilading fire in support of the Infantry in the conflict which ensued. Meanwhile it suffered from the fire of Union Artillery in the valley north of the town. Afterward moved to the foot of the ridge and aided in dislodging both the Artillery and Infantry of the Eleventh Corps.
July 2 Held in readiness to move into position but was not engaged.
July 3 On Seminary Ridge in reserve.
July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses. Killed and mortally wounded 4. Wounded 26.
Ammunition expended 215 rounds. Horses killed or disabled 17.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 50.838′ N, 77° 14.54′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on North Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located near the Eternal Peace Light Memorial (auto tour stop 2) in Gettysburg National Military
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jeff Davis Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iverson's Brigade (about 300 feet away); The Orange Artillery (about 400 feet away); O'Neal's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Eternal Peace Light Memorial (about 400 feet away); General Rodes Attacks (about 400 feet away); Rodes's Division (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
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