Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cunningham's Battery - Dance's Battalion
Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Ewell's Corps Artillery Reserve
Dance's Battalion Cunningham's Battery
The Powhatan Artillery
Four 3 inch Rifles
July 1 Reached the field in evening too late to take part in the Battle.
July 2 Early in the morning took position here. Opened fire about 4 p.m. upon the batteries on Cemetery Hill and continued firing until dark.
July 3 Remained here all day. Took part in the great cannonade preceding Longstreet's final assault. At night withdrew to camp in rear.
July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.
Ammunition expended 308 rounds.
Losses not reported in detail.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 49.785′ N, 77° 14.649′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminary Avenue and West Middle Street (Pennsylvania Highway 116), on the right when traveling south on Seminary Avenue. Touch for map. Located on Seminary Ridge in the Lutheran Theological Seminary, adjacent to 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 Co. D. 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Samuel Simon Schmucker House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Richmond Howitzers (was about 400 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Wallace's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Samuel Simon Schmucker (about 500 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 500 feet away); Hurt's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Seminary Ridge - Day Two. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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