Alexander's Battalion

Alexander's Battalion (HM6I8)

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

N 39° 48.061', W 77° 15.375'

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Artillery Reserve - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Artillery Reserve
Alexander's Battalion

Woolfolk's Jordon's Parker's Taylor's
Moody's and Rhett's Batteries
Two 20 pounder Parrotts, One 10 Pounder Parrott
Seven 3 inch Rifles, Six Napoleons
Four 24 Pounder Howitzers, Four 12 Pounder Howitzers

July 2 Came into position on this line about 4 p.m. Advanced soon after with the infantry and occupied a line on the crest near the Peach Orchard

July 3 In the line on ridge from Peach Orchard to N.E. corner of Spangler's Woods. Aided in the cannonade and supported Longstreet's assault

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

Losses killed 19 wounded 114 missing 6
Horses killed or disabled 116
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HM NumberHM6I8
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:22pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306840 N 4408107
Decimal Degrees39.80101667, -77.25625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.061', W 77° 15.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 3.66" N, 77° 15' 22.50" 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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