Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Artillery Reserve
Kirkpatrick's, Massie's, and Milledge's Batteries
One 10 Pounder Parrott - Four 3 Inch Rifles
July 1 The Battalion arrived on the field too late to participate in the engagement of the day was ordered to report to the Chief of Artillery Rodes's Division.
July 2 Took position on Seminary Ridge 1/4 mile north of Chambersburg Pike. About 11 a.m. moved to the rear of Pennsylvania College and remained until the night when the Battalion returned to the position of the morning.
July 3 Ordered to the extreme left of the Confederate line to find a position to withdraw the fire from the Confederate Infantry. Opened about 12 m. firing 20 to 25 rounds.
At midnight moved with Johnson's Division to Seminary Ridge.
July 4 Was ordered to take position on the ridge west of town. At night took up the line of march to Hagerstown.
Ammunition expended 48 rounds - Casualties not reported
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.791′ N, 77° 12.76′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hanover 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. Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Massie's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Graham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Benner's Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carpenter's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Latimer's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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