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

Cunningham's Battery - Dance's Battalion

Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps

 

— Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Cunningham's Battery - Dance's Battalion Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. Cunningham's Battery - Dance's Battalion Tablet
Inscription.  
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Artillery Reserve
Dance's Battalion Cunningham's Battery
The Powhatan Artillery
Four 3 inch Rifles

July 1 Reached the field in evening too late to take part in the Battle.

July 2 Early in the morning took position here. Opened fire about 4 p.m. upon the batteries on Cemetery Hill and continued firing until dark.

July 3 Remained here all day. Took part in the great cannonade preceding Longstreet's final assault. At night withdrew to camp in rear.

July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.

Ammunition expended 308 rounds.

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.
 
Location. 39° 49.785′ N, 77° 14.649′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminary Avenue and West Middle Street (Pennsylvania Highway 116), on
Cunningham's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Cunningham's Battery Tablet
the right when traveling south on Seminary Avenue. Located on Seminary Ridge in the Lutheran Theological Seminary, adjacent to 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. Co. D. 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Samuel Simon Schmucker House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wallace's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Samuel Simon Schmucker (about 500 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 500 feet away); Hurt's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Valentine Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
The Battery's View of Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. The Battery's View of Gettysburg
Looking down West Middle Street toward Gettysburg. With the growth of the town, the line of site to Cemetery Hill considerably different today than at the time of the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,263 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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