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

Arnold's Battery

July 2, & 3. 1863

 
 
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. Front of Monument
Note the trefoil of the II Corps on the top of the monument.
Inscription.  (Front):
Arnold's Battery
July 2, & 3, 1863

(Left):
Battery A
1st R.I. L.A.
Artillery Brigade
2nd Corps

(Right):
4 Killed
24 Wounded

 
Erected 1886 by State of Rhode Island.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.812′ N, 77° 14.127′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located northeast of the Angle and High Water Mark area 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. 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Volunteer Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Battery K, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Defining Moments
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(a few steps from this marker); The Aftermath (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Cyclorama (a few steps from this marker); 99th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Right Side of Monument
Arnold's Battery Position image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Arnold's Battery Position
Arnold's Battery brought six 3-inch Ordnance Rifles into the battle. Today four examples flank the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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