Taylor's Battery - Alexander's Battalion

Taylor's Battery - Alexander's Battalion (HM6I6)

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

N 39° 48.067', W 77° 15.376'

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Artillery Reserve - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Artillery Reserve
Alexander's Battalion Taylor's Battery

Four Napoleons

July 2 Took position here 4 p.m. and opened fire on Peach Orchard. Advanced at 5 p.m. with the infantry to a position about 400 feet north of Peach Orchard and east of Emmitsburg Road continuing actively engaged until night.

July 3 Took position 3 a.m. in main artillery line near Smith House northeast of Sherfy House on Emmitsburg Road and held it all day. Took part in cannonade preceding Longstreet's final assault supported that assault and aided in repelling sharpshooters afterwards. Retired from the front after night.

July 4 In position near here until 4 p.m. Then withdrew to Marsh Creek on Fairfield Road.

Losses killed 2 wounded 10.
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HM NumberHM6I6
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 10:18am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306839 N 4408118
Decimal Degrees39.80111667, -77.25626667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.067', W 77° 15.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 4.02" N, 77° 15' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1333-1599 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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