Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
First Brigade - Second Division - Cavalry Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
Second Division First Brigade
3rd Penna. Heavy Artillery
Section Battery H
Two 3 inch Rifles
Captain William D. Rank
July 2 Marched with the 2d. Cavalry Division and went into position on the Hanover Road 3 miles from Gettysburg.
July 3 In position here in early morning and was engaged in the afternoon assisting the repulse of Longstreet's Assault.
Losses Missing 1 man.
Erected 1913 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 48.285′ N, 77° 14.083′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located south of the Pennsylvania Memorial 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. 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 15th Battery New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Battery New Jersey Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Auxiliary Monument First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 148th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery E, 5th Massachusetts Light Artillery (about 300 feet 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. Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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