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

Crenshaw's Battery - Pegram's Battalion

Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Pegram's Battalion - Crenshaw's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Pegram's Battalion - Crenshaw's Battery Tablet
Inscription.
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve
Pegram's Battalion Crenshaw's Battery

Two Napoleons, Two 12 pounder Howitzers

July 1 The Napoleons occupied the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and took an active part in the battle. The Howitzers were not engaged.

July 2 Early in the morning all the guns took position here and were actively engaged throughout the day. Sometimes annoyed by sharpshooters which the Howitzers aided in silencing.

July 3 Remained here and participated in all the operations of the Artillery.

July 4 About sunset withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.21′ N, 77° 14.795′ 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 Confederate Avenue, 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. Scales's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Pegram's Battalion
Crenshaw's Battery Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Crenshaw's Battery Position
Platforms for two artillery pieces represent the battery's position for a portion of the battle. The guns have been removed for maintenance and restoration.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Marye's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Zimmerman's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Lane's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ross's Battery - Lane's Battalion (about 300 feet away); Brockenbrough's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Seminary Ridge - Day Two. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 859 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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