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

Johnson's Virginia Battery - McIntosh's Battalion

Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

 
 
McIntosh's Battalion - Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. McIntosh's Battalion - Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet
Inscription.  
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve
McIntosh's Battalion Johnson's Virginia Battery

Two Napoleons and Two 3 inch Rifles

July 1 In position on hill near Fairfield Road west of Willoughby Run. Not engaged though under fire and losing one man killed.

July 2 In position here and actively engaged under heavy fire of sharpshooters and artillery.

July 3 Remained in this position and was actively engaged.

July 4 Withdrew at evening to Marsh Creek on Fairfield Road.

Losses not reported in detail.
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1876.
 
Location. 39° 49.638′ N, 77° 14.708′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in the Schultz Woods section of Seminary Ridge, on Confederate Avenue in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet
The tablet stands behind a stone wall, roughly 30 yards west of Confederate Avenue. Some sources place the battery's position further to the north, close to the Schultz House. McIntosh's Battalion maintained firing positions throughout the second and third day of battle along this stone wall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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