Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery C, First New York Light Artillery
Artillery Reserve - Fifth Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
Fifth Corps - Artillery Reserve
First New York Light Artillery
Four 3 inch rifles
Capt. Almont Barnes Commanding
July 3 At 3 a.m. moved to and occupied this position until the close of the battle
Erected 1893 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 47.017′ N, 77° 13.738′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howe Avenue 0.1 miles east of Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 194), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located 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. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Battery C, First New York Light Artillery. A history of the battery. Barnes was a journalist before the war. (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on November 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.