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Battery G, Second U.S. Artillery

Artillery Brigade - Sixth Corps

 

—Army of the Potomac —

 
Battery C, Second U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. Battery C, Second U.S. Artillery Tablet
The seal of the United States is on the disk above the tablet. The cross on the tablet is the symbol used to identify Sixth Corps of the Union Army.
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
Sixth Corps
Artillery Brigade
Battery G Second U.S. Artillery

Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. John H. Butler commanding

July 2 Arrived in the afternoon with the Corps and held in reserve.

July 3 Brought up to Ziegler's Grove in rear of Third Division, Second Corps on repulse of Longstreet's assault.
 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.987′ N, 77° 14.046′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Between the old Visitor Center parking area and the old Cyclorama Building 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. 126th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 108th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Hays (within shouting distance of this marker); 90th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Battery C, Second U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Battery C, Second U.S. Artillery Tablet
(within shouting distance of this marker); 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery I First U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  2nd U.S. Artillery, Battery G. Blog entry about the monument. (Submitted on August 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery G, Second U.S. Artillery Arrives image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Battery G, Second U.S. Artillery Arrives
The battery was posted on the north end of Cemetery Ridge to reinforce the Federal lines after the repulse of Longstreet's July 3 assault.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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