The Ashland Virginia Artillery

The Ashland Virginia Artillery (HM6IO)

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

N 39° 47.987', W 77° 15.356'

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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 Woolfolk's Battery
The Ashland Virginia Artillery

Two 20 pounder Parrotts and Two Napoleons

July 2 Took position here 4:30 p.m. and opened fire. Joined soon in the advance of the infantry. During remainder of the day occupied position on the crest near Peach Orchard and was actively engaged in firing upon the new line of the Union forces.

July 3 In position near N.E. corner of Spangler's Woods on left of artillery line which occupied the ridge from Peach Orchard to that point. Took part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault followed and supported it. Aided then in repelling sharpshooters and withdrew at midnight.

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 NumberHM6IO
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306863 N 4407970
Decimal Degrees39.79978333, -77.25593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.987', W 77° 15.356'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 59.22" N, 77° 15' 21.36" 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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