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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion

Johnson's Division - Ewell's Corps

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion Tablet
Inscription.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Johnson's Division
Latimer's Battalion - Brown's Battery
The Chesapeake MD. Artillery

Four 10 Pounder Parrotts

July 2 Took position here about 4 p.m. and was engaged for over two hours in a severe conflict with the Union Batteries on East Cemetery Hill and Stevens Knoll. Capt. Brown being severely wounded one of his guns disabled and his ammunition almost exhausted the Battery was withdrawn by order of Gen. Johnson.

July 3 Remained in reserve and not engaged.

July 4 Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.

Losses - Killed 4 - Wounded 12 - Horses killed 9
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.709′ N, 77° 12.798′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Benner's Hill Loop and Hanover Road (Pennsylvania Highway 116), on the right when traveling south on Benner's Hill Loop. Touch for map. Located in the Benner's Hill section of Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (within shouting
Brown's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Brown's Battery Tablet
A replica 10-pounder Parrott Rifle represents the Chesapeake Battery.
distance of this marker); Benner's Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carpenter's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Latimer's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Nelson's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (about 600 feet away); Dement's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Gunner's View image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. The Gunner's View
Looking from behind the Parrott toward Clup's Hill (on the distant left), Stevens' Knoll (center), and Cemetery Hill (right).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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