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

Johnson's Virginia Battery - McIntosh's Battalion

Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
McIntosh's Battalion - Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. McIntosh's Battalion - Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet
Inscription.
Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve
McIntosh's Battalion Johnson's Virginia Battery

Two Napoleons and Two 3 inch Rifles

July 1 In position on hill near Fairfield Road west of Willoughby Run. Not engaged though under fire and losing one man killed.

July 2 In position here and actively engaged under heavy fire of sharpshooters and artillery.

July 3 Remained in this position and was actively engaged.

July 4 Withdrew at evening to Marsh Creek on Fairfield Road.

Losses not reported in detail.
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.638′ N, 77° 14.708′ 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 in the Schultz Woods section of Seminary Ridge, on 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. Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting
Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Johnson's Virginia Battery Tablet
The tablet stands behind a stone wall, roughly 30 yards west of Confederate Avenue. Some sources place the battery's position further to the north, close to the Schultz House. McIntosh's Battalion maintained firing positions throughout the second and third day of battle along this stone wall.
distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 28, 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 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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