Battery I First U.S. Artillery

Battery I First U.S. Artillery (HM6EF)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 48.978', W 77° 14.088'

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Artillery Brigade - Second Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps
Artillery Brigade
Battery I First U.S. Artillery

Six 12 pounders
Lieut. George A. Woodruff Commanding
Lieut. Tully McCrea Commanding

July 2 & 3 Arrived and took position in Ziegler's Grove on the left of Evergreen Cemetery. Actively engaged and assisted in repelling Longstreet's assault. Lieut. Woodruff was mortally wounded on the 3d and the command devolved on Lieut. Tully McCrea.

Casualties killed 1 man wounded 1 officer and 23 men.
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HM NumberHM6EF
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 10:06am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308719 N 4409757
Decimal Degrees39.81630000, -77.23480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.978', W 77° 14.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 58.68" N, 77° 14' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6153-6173 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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