Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lewis's Battery - Garnett's Battalion
Heth's Division - Hill's Corps
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Garnett's Battalion Lewis's Battery
The Lewis Artillery
Two 3 inch Rifles and Two Napoleons
July 1 One of the rifles at 3.30 p.m. relieved one of Pegram's guns on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and was engaged until the fight ended.
July 2 Both Rifles were in position here and took an active part in the artillery duel in the afternoon and evening with the Union batteries on Cemetery Hill.
July 3 Moved under orderes to a point south of McMillan's Woods but not engaged at any time although from time to time under fire.
July 4 The Napoleons were never actively engaged in the battle but on this day were placed in position here. At night they rejoined the Rifles and with them began the march to Hagerstown.
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 1828.
Location. 39° 49.527′ N, 77° 14.702′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maurin's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Griffin's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garnett's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Johnson's Virginia Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Army of Northern Virginia (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.