Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery
First Regular Brigade - Artillery Reserve
— Army of the Potomac —
First Regular Brigade
Batteries F & K Third U.S. Artillery
Six 12 pounders
Lieut. John C. Turnbull Commanding
July 1 Took position on crest of hill near General Meade's Headquarters.
July 2 Moved to a position at the right of a log house on the Emmitsburg Road with Brig. General A.A. Humphreys's Division Third Corps. Engaged here but was compelled to retire with the loss of 45 horses killed and 4 guns which were afterwards recaptured.
July 3 Went into position near the Taneytown Road on the left of Cemetery Hill.
Casualties. Killed 1 officer and 8 men. Wounded 14 men. Missing 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 48.455′ N, 77° 14.678′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15) and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Emmitsburg Road. Located near the Klingle House in Gettysburg 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 Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Massachusetts Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (about 300 feet away); Site of the Rogers House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Turnbull's Battery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 991 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.