Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery
Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps
— Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Artillery Reserve
First Virginia Artillery
Cunningham's, Smith's, Watson's, Griffin's
and Graham's Batteries
Four 20 pounder Parrotts, Four 10 pounder Parrotts
Ten 3 inch Rifles, Two Napoleons
July 1 The Battalion reached the field in evening too late to take part in the battle.
July 2 & 3 The four first named batteries occupied positions at various points on this ridge. Graham's Battery of 20 pounder Parrotts served east of Rock Creek. All were actively engaged.
July 4 At nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.
Ammunition expended 1886 rounds.
Losses killed 3 wounded 19.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 49.809′ N, 77° 14.652′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Seminary Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located on 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 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cunningham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Samuel Simon Schmucker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Co. D. 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Simon Schmucker (about 400 feet away); Valentine Hall (about 500 feet away); Wallace's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Life as a Seminary Student (about 700 feet away); Hurt's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 700 feet away); Crisis Comes to the Seminary's Back Door (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,435 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on December 7, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on January 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on December 7, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.