“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Green's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion

Early's Division - Ewell's Corps


—Army of Northern Virginia —

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By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Green's Battery Tablet
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Early's Division
Jones's Artillery Battalion
Green's Battery - Louisiana Guard Artillery

Two 10 pounder Parrotts, Two 3 inch Rifles

July 1 Arrived on the field with Early's Division Placed in position to the right of Tanner's Battery on the north side of Rock Creek and opened fire on Union troops on the south side of the creek continued firing with effect until the Confederate Infantry was in position and advancing.

July 2 Occupied the position of the previous day before sunset was ordered to General Hampton at Hunterstown with a section of Parrott Guns. Engaged Battery M 2nd U.S. Fell back a mile and remained for the night.

July 3 Moved forward with the Cavalry about 2 p.m. Guns placed in position and opened on a column of advancing Cavalry. Received a severe fire and ordered withdrawn.
Again engaged in the afternoon.

Casualties - Killed 2 - Wounded 5 - Ammunition expended 161 rounds.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 51.09′ N, 77° 12.79′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Jones Avenue 0.2 miles east of Old Harrisburg Road
Green's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Green's Battery Tablet
Concrete blocks for artillery pieces flank the tablet. On July 1, the battery was positioned closer to the 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 - Jones's Artillery Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Garber's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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. 0.4 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.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Green's Battery Tablets
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 1,118 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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