Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion
Early's Division - Ewell's Corps
—Army of Northern Virginia —
Ewell's Corps Early's Division
Jones's Battalion Green's Battery
Louisiana Guard Artillery
Two 10 pounder Parrotts and two 3 inch rifles
July 3 After taking part in the fighting on the previous two days at Gettysburg and Hunterstown this Battery being detached from its Battalion brought its Parrott guns here and rendered important service in the cavalry battle not withdrawing until after dark.
Losses - Killed 2 Wounded 5 Total 7
Horses disabled 2.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 50.275′ N, 77° 10.044′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Cavalry Field Road (Confederate Cavalry Avenue), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the East Cavalry Battlefield section of the Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fitzhugh Lee's Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); Horse Artillery ( within shouting distance of this marker); Breathed's Battery - Beckham's Battalion Hampton's Brigade ( about 700 feet away); McGregor's Battery - Beckham's Battalion ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Hospital ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Cavalry Division ( approx. ¼ mile away); Captain Thomas E. Jackson's Battery ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Chambliss's Brigade ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Jenkins's Brigade ( approx. half a 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. Green's Battery Tablets
Also see . . . Green's Company of the Louisiana Guard Artillery. Very short description of the unit's wartime service. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on December 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on December 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5, 6. submitted on May 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.