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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery

Artillery Brigade - Sixth Corps

 

—Army of the Potomac —

 
Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. Battery F Fifth 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 F Fifth U.S. Artillery

Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Lieut. Leonard Martin Commanding

July 2 Arrived on 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 the repulse of Longstreet's assault.
 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.954′ N, 77° 14.056′ 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. 108th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Massachusetts Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); High Water Mark Walking Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Army of the Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Second U.S. Artillery
Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 11, 2016
2. Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery Marker
The monument is the first of several relocated after the removal of the old Cyclorama Building. In March 2013, the building was demolished. The monument had been moved some distance to the north when the building was built in the 1960’s, but has now been returned to its original location.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Battery I First U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 126th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 107th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery Tablet
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016.
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