Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Moore's Battery - Garnett's Battalion
Heth's Division - Hill's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Garnett's Battalion Moore's Battery
The Huger Artillery
One 10 pounder Parrott, One 3 inch Rifle
And Two Napoleons
July 1 The Parrott and Rifle about 3.30 p.m. relieved some of Pegram's guns on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern their ammunition being exhausted and from that that time part in the conflict.
July 2 Opened fire here at 3 p.m. on East Cemetery Hill and kept it up for some hours. Renewed it at dusk in support of Early's assault.
July 3 Moved under orders to position south of McMillian's Woods and remained inactive all day through sometimes under fire.
July 4 At 8 a.m. marched to Cashtown to reinforce the cavalry escorting the wagon train. The Napoleons took no part in the battle but were in position here on this day and evening began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses not reported in detail.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.375′ N, 77° 14.714′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the McMillan Woods section of
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perrin's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Grandy's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pender's Division (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garnett's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Thomas's Brigade (about 700 feet away); McGraw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (about 700 feet away); Lane's Brigade (approx. 0.2 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. Gettysburg Markers and Monuments near the McMillan Woods
Also see . . . Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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