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Mount Pleasant Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery

 
 
Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Monument
Inscription.  
Battery H
3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
1st Brigade 2d Division
Cavalry Corps

Mounted as a battery of light artillery May 6 1863
Second Section Participated in the Battle

Mustered in
January 19 1863
Mustered out July 25, 1865

Temporarily attached to
the 1st Brigade 2d Division
Cavalry Corps
from June 28 to July 7 1863

 
Erected 1891 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 19, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 49.134′ N, 77° 10.418′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Mount Pleasant Township. Marker is on Hanover Road (Pennsylvania Route 116) 0.6 miles east of Hoffman Road, on the right when traveling west. 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. Third Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Battery M, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); First Maine Cavalry (approx. ¼ mile away); Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Second Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery (approx. half a mile away); Michigan Cavalry Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Brook Rawle Memorial Flagpole (approx. 0.7 miles 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. Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. "The Civil War in the East" unit history. (Submitted on May 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Relief on the Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Relief on the Monument
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Front Inscription
Inscription on Left Footing of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
4. Inscription on Left Footing of Monument
Inscription on Right Footing of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
5. Inscription on Right Footing of Monument
Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
6. Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Monument
Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
7. Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,311 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6, 7. submitted on December 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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