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

Independent Battery E

(Knaps)

— Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers —

 
 
Knap's Battery Position Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
1. Knap's Battery Position Marker
Inscription.  
Independent Battery E.
(Knaps)
Penna. Veteran Vols.
July 3, 1863.
12th Army Corps

 
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.2′ N, 77° 13.202′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Culp's Hill Loop, on the right when traveling east. Located at the upper crest of Culp's Hill 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Culp's Hill Rehabilitation (a few steps from this marker); The Deadened Woods (a few steps from this marker); George Sears Greene (a few steps from this marker); Defense of Culp's Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery K, Fifth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 95th New York Infantry (within shouting distance
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of this marker); 66th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 76th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Knap's Battery at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Independent Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery. Known as Knapp's Battery after it's first commander. (Submitted on December 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Battery E, Independent Pennsylvania Light Artillery. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Battery Position Marker on the Upper Crest of Culp's Hill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
2. Battery Position Marker on the Upper Crest of Culp's Hill
Although the marker states "July 3," it was on July 2 that a section of two 10-pdr Parrots under Lieutenant Edward R. Geary was posted on Culp's Hill along with a section of Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery. From this position, the guns fired upon Confederate artillery on Benner's Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,196 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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