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

Battery C, Third U.S. Artillery

Second Brigade - Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps

 

—Army of the Potomac —

 
Battery C, Third U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. Battery C, Third U.S. Artillery Tablet
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
Cavalry Corps
Second Brigade Horse Artillery
Battery C Third U.S. Artillery

Six 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. William D. Fuller Commanding

July 1 Proceeded under orders to Manchester Md. and picketed and held all roads until afternoon of July 3 when ordered to Emmitsburg and marched to Westminster.

July 4 Arrived at Emmitsburg.

Not engaged.
 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.281′ N, 77° 13.812′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Taneytown Road (State Highway 134) and Granite School House Road, on the right when traveling south on Taneytown Road. Touch for map. Located east of Cemetery Ridge 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. Michael Frey Farm (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Patterson Farm (about 500 feet away); Artillery Reserve (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sixth Ohio Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Battery C, Third U.S. Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Battery C, Third U.S. Artillery Tablet
The ground behind and to the west of the tablet was recently cleared to restore visibility lines similar to those at the time of the battle.
Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. Hummelbaugh Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); New York State Auxiliary Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. This tablet is one of many which, while placed on the Gettysburg battlefield, represent units not on the battlefield and discuss activities which took place well away from 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 844 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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