Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery E, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
1. Lt. J.K. Bucklyn, Commanding.
1st. R.I. L.A.
July 2, 1863.
Erected 1886 by State of Rhode Island.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 48.139′ N, 77° 14.965′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located near the site of the Wentz House, across from the Sherfy Farm, 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. 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artillery Brigade (about 300 feet away); Battery C, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); Second Division 68th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); 73rd New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); Third Corps (about 400 feet away); Battery F, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battery E Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.