Parker's Battery - Alexander's Battalion

Parker's Battery - Alexander's Battalion (HM6IA)

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

N 39° 48.049', 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 Parker's Battery

Three 3 inch Rifles

July 2 Took position here 4 p.m. and opened fire on Peach Orchard. Joined at 5 p.m. in the infantry charge advancing to position east of Emmitsburg Road and 200 feet north of Peach Orchard continuing actively engaged until night

July 3 Remained near the same position which was on the main artillery line took part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault and aided in supporting that assault. 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 heavy but not reported in detail
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HM NumberHM6IA
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Year Placed1898
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 9:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306838 N 4408085
Decimal Degrees39.80081667, -77.25626667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.049', W 77° 15.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 2.94" N, 77° 15' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1400-1566 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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