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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 —

 
Jones's Battalion Green's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. Jones's Battalion Green's Battery Tablet
Inscription.
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
Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
2. Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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
 
Jones's Battalion Green's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Jones's Battalion Green's Battery Tablet
The battery position is represented by a reproduction of a 3-inch Ordnance Rifle. In the action, Parrott rifles were placed in this vicinity, not the 3-inch rifles.
Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
4. Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Marker
Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Dopelganger image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
5. Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Dopelganger
This marker has a twin hanging on the wall of the main dining area of the Fairfield Inn. This seems to be a defective and discarded casting, as there are clearly signs of "ghost" lettering on it.
The Fairfield Inn, Fairfield Pa image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
6. The Fairfield Inn, Fairfield Pa
The main dining area is the stone structure to the right.
 
 
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 935 times since then and 49 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.
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