Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries F and G
— 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery —
1st Penna. Light Artillery
Penna. Reserve Corps
Killed & died of wounds 7 men
Wounded 1 officer & 13 men
Captured or missing 3 men
Recruited in Schuylkill co.
Total enrollment 342
Mustered in July 8, 1861
Re-enlisted Dec. 1863.
Mustered out June 9, 1865.
Killed & Died of Wounds 1 officer & 16 men
Wounded 3 officers & 40 men
Died of disease etc. 10 men
Captured or missing 12 men
Total casualties 78 men & 5 officers
Recruited in Philadelphia
Total enrollment 340
Mustered in July 25, 1861
Re-enlisted Dec. 1863
Mustered out June 29, 1865
Killed & died of wounds 1 officer & 15 men
Wounded 3 officers & 44 men
Died of disease etc. 12 men
Captured or missing 14 men
Total casualties exclusive of those while attached
July 2d reached the field and took this position in the afternoon
and engaged the rebel batteries on Benner's Hill.
8 p.m. a rebel column charged the Battery and a desperate hand-to-hand conflict
ensued which was repulsed after every round of canister had been fired
July 3d engaged with the rebel batteries on the left and centre of the line
Erected 1894 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1850.
Location. 39° 49.295′ N, 77° 13.723′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling north. Located on East Cemetery Hill 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 B, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery (here, next to this marker); 11th Corps Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 14th Indiana Infantry 7th West Virginia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Attack on Cemetery Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Battery F, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery. Service record of the battery. (Submitted on March 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battery G, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery. Service record of the battery. (Submitted on March 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,762 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.