Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Jeﬀ Davis Artillery
Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
Carter's Battalion Reese's Battery
The Jeff Davis Artillery
Four 3 inch Rifles
July 1 Was placed in position near here in support of Doles's Brigade against two Divisions of the Eleventh Corps which were massing on his front and left flank. It rendered effective service not only protecting Dole's flank but also aided in dislodging the Union Infantry and Artillery from their position in the fields north of the town.
July 2 Remained in reserve.
July 3 In position on Seminary Ridge near the railroad cut and took part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.
July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses not reported. Ammunition expended 229 rounds.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 50.84′ N, 77° 14.516′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from 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 Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Morris Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iverson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); O'Neal's Brigade (about 400 feet away); The Orange Artillery (about 500 feet away); Rodes's Division (about 500 feet away); Eternal Peace Light Memorial (about 500 feet away); General Rodes Attacks (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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