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Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery

First Regular Brigade - Artillery Reserve

— Army of the Potomac —

 
 
Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet
Above the tablet is the seal of the U.S. Army. At the top of the tablet are the crossed cannon of the artillery.
Inscription.  
Army of the Potomac
Artillery Reserve
First Regular Brigade
Battery C Fourth U.S. Artillery

Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Evan Thomas commanding

July 2 Arrived and took position on crest of hill near General Meade's Headquarters on the left of the Second Corps and was actively engaged in repelling the attack of the Confederates.

July 3 In position near the left of the Second Corps line.

Casualties. Killed 1 man. Wounded 1 officer and 16 men.
 
Erected 1907 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° 48.453′ N, 77° 14.145′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. 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. First Regular Brigade (a few steps from this marker);
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Battery A, 1st New Jersey Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries C & F, Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery (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); Ninth Michigan Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Battery C, Fourth U.S. Artillery Tablet
Two 12-pounder Napoleons flank the tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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