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

Tanner's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion

Early's Division - Ewell's Corps

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Tanner's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Tanner's Battery Tablet
Inscription.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Early's Division
Jones's Artillery Battalion
Tanner's Battery
Courtney (Virginia) Artillery

Four 3 inch Rifles

July 1 Arrived on the field with Early's Division. Moved into battery on north side of Rock Creek. Opened an effective fire on Union Infantry on south side of the creek. Ceased firing as the Confederate Infantry advanced.

July 2 Took position of the day before remained until 3 p.m. Ordered to report on the York Road and remained until the morning of 3d. Not engaged.

July 3 Moved nearer the town and remained until night. Ordered to the Wagon Park to move with the train to the rear.

Casualties not reported. Ammunition expended 595 rounds.
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 51.068′ N, 77° 12.8′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Jones Avenue 0.2 miles east of Old Harrisburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in 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
Tanner's Battery Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Tanner's Battery Position
Two canon platforms flank the Tablet.
. Green's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Garber's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Carrington's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. ¼ mile away); Jacob Kime Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Jacob Kime Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); W.H. Monfort Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Josiah Benner Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 827 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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