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First Regular Brigade

Artillery Reserve

 

— Army of the Potomac —

 
First Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. First Regular Brigade, Artillery Reserve Tablet
Inscription.  
Army of the Potomac
Artillery Reserve
First Regular Brigade

Capt. Dunbar R. Ransom

1st U.S. Battery H
Lieut. Chandler P. Eakin, Lieut. Philip D. Mason
July 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Hill

3d U.S. Batteries F and K
Lieut. John C. Turnbull
July 2d Engaged on Emmitsburg Road on right of the Smith House.
July 3d On and near Cemetery Ridge.

4th U.S. Battery C
Lieut. Evan Thomas
July 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Ridge on left of Second Corps.

5th U.S. Battery C
Lieut. Gulian V. Weir
July 2d and 3d Engaged on Cemetery Ridge and in front on left of Second Corps.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer 12 men. Wounded 4 officers 49 men. Captured or missing 2 men. Total 68.
 
Erected 1912 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 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 48.46′ N, 77° 14.152′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams
Ransom's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Ransom's Brigade Tablet
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County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located in near the Pennsylvania Memorial on Cemetery Ridge 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. Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Ninth Michigan Battery (a few steps from this marker); 17th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, 1st New Jersey Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Remembers (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries C & F, Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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