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

10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery

1st Volunteer Brigade

 

—Artillery Reserve —

 
10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery Monument
Inscription.
10th Independent Battery
New York Light Artillery
1st Volunteer Brigade
Artillery Reserve
July 2nd 1863.

Attached to 5th Massachusetts
Light Battery (E).

Casualties
Killed 2. Wounded 3.

Organized as the 2nd
Excelsior Battery.
Mustered into U.S. Service
April 9th 1862.
Consolidated with 6th
N.Y. Independent Battery
June 21st 1864.
Mustered out June 22nd 1865.

 
Erected 1893 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.037′ N, 77° 14.827′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Wheatfield Road and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Wheatfield Road. Touch for map. Located near stop 10, the Peach Orchard, on the driving tour of 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. 5th Massachusetts Battery (a few steps from this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Clark's Battery
10th New York Light Artillery Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. 10th New York Light Artillery Position
Two 3-inch Ordnance Rifles represent the section's position along Wheatfield Road. Beside it is the 5th Massachusetts Monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 7th New Jersey Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th New York Battery (about 300 feet away); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (about 400 feet away); Ninth Massachusetts Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 10th New York Light Artillery. A historical sketch of the battery's service. The battery was also known as the Havelock Battery. (Submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery Field of Fire image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Battery Field of Fire
Looking over one of the rifles across the open ground between the Peach Orchard and Rose Woods. The Rose Farm is in the distant left. Officially this is the position of Phillips' Battery E, 5th Massachusetts, with the 10th New York attached.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,398 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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