Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery
First Brigade - Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
First Brigade Horse Artillery
Batteries B & L Second U.S. Artillery
Six 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. Edward Heaton Commanding
July 2 Arrived at 5.30 A.M. In reserve during the day and at night withdrew two miles on the Baltimore Pike.
July 3 Advanced to former position in the morning and ordered to the Reserve Artillery and for a time exposed to a severe fire. In the evening was withdrawn to the position of the previous night.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 48.287′ N, 77° 13.336′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Granite Schoolhouse Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located near Powers Hill 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. 77th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery A, Maryland Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery M, 1st New York Light Artillery A Hospital Under Fire (approx. ¼ mile away); 4th New Jersey Volunteers (approx. ¼ mile away); The Trademark of Craftsmen (approx. ¼ mile away); A Farm Transformed by War (approx. ¼ mile 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. Heaton's Battery at Gettysburg
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 710 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.