Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion
Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Ewell's Corps - Artillery Reserve
Nelson's Battalion - Milledge's Battery
One 10 Pounder Parrott, Two 3 Inch Rifles
July 1 The Battery arrived on the field too late to participate in the engagement of the day.
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 night when the Battery 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 from 20 to 25 rounds.
July 4 Took position west of town and at midnight moved on the march to Hagerstown.
Ammunition expended 48 rounds.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.778′ N, 77° 12.764′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hanover Road (State Highway 116), on the right when traveling west. 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. Nelson's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Graham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Massie's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Benner's Hill (about 800 feet 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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