The Bedford Virginia Artillery

The Bedford Virginia Artillery (HM6IM)

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

N 39° 48.028', W 77° 15.375'

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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 Jordon's Battery
The Bedford Virginia Artilery

Four 3 inch Rifles

July 2 Took position here 4:30 p.m. Fired a few rounds at the Peach Orchard. Joined the infantry charge and afterwards occupied position on crest near the Peach Orchard and was 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 final 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 serious but not reported in detail
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HM NumberHM6IM
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 10:56pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306838 N 4408046
Decimal Degrees39.80046667, -77.25625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.028', W 77° 15.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 1.68" N, 77° 15' 22.50" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7000-7198 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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