Carpenter's Battery - Latimer's Battalion

Carpenter's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (HM713)

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

N 39° 49.648', W 77° 12.824'

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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 - Carpenter's Battery
The Allegheny Artillery

Two Napoleons and Two 3 inch Rifles

July 2 The Battery took a prominent part in the cannonade against the Union Artillery on East Cemetery Hill and other points which began about 4 p.m. and continued over two hours. Some of the Union guns on the left enfiladed the Battalion and caused the Battery to suffer severely and having exhausted its ammunition it was ordered to withdraw.

July 3 Remained in reserve and not engaged.

July 4 Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.

Losses - Killed 5 - Wounded 24 - Horses Killed 9
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HM NumberHM713
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 3:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310553 N 4410952
Decimal Degrees39.82746667, -77.21373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.648', W 77° 12.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 38.88" N, 77° 12' 49.44" 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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