Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd New York Independent Battery
—Sixth Corps —
July 2 & 3, 1863
Mustered in May 21, 1861, participating
in all the campaigns of the Army of
the Potomac to the end of the war
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
Location. 39° 49.002′ N, 77° 13.933′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located south of the National Cemetery, on the opposite side of the road from the old visitor center parking area. 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. Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Speech Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Address Memorial (about 300 feet away); 7th West Virginia Infantry (about 300 feet away); Hall's Battery 12th Massachusetts (about 400 feet away); Soldiers' National Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Ziegler's Grove. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 3rd New York Independent Battery. Service history of the battery. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 945 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.