Raine's Battery - Latimer's Battalion

Raine's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (HM6ZZ)

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

N 39° 49.575', W 77° 12.836'

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Johnson's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Johnson's Division
Latimer's Battalion - Raine's Battery
The Lee Battery

Two 20 pounder Parrotts - one 10 pounder Parrott
and one 3 inch Rifle

July 2 The 10 pounder Parrott and 3 inch Rifle took position here about 4 p.m. and were engaged in the severe cannonade that lasted over two hours. They also aided in supporting the attack of Johnson's Infantry on Culp's Hill and did not retired to the rear until dark. The 20 pounder Parrotts took an active part in the cannonade from their position some distance in the rear of the other guns.

July 3 The 20 pounder Parrotts were actively engaged in the great cannonade

July 4 Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.

Losses - Wounded 8 - Horses killed 3
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HM NumberHM6ZZ
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 2:39pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310532 N 4410818
Decimal Degrees39.82625000, -77.21393333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.575', W 77° 12.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 34.50" N, 77° 12' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11175 Benner's Hill, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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