Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion

Brown's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (HM718)

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

N 39° 49.709', W 77° 12.798'

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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 - Brown's Battery
The Chesapeake MD. Artillery

Four 10 Pounder Parrotts

July 2 Took position here about 4 p.m. and was engaged for over two hours in a severe conflict with the Union Batteries on East Cemetery Hill and Stevens Knoll. Capt. Brown being severely wounded one of his guns disabled and his ammunition almost exhausted the Battery was withdrawn by order of Gen. Johnson.

July 3 Remained in reserve and not engaged.

July 4 Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.

Losses - Killed 4 - Wounded 12 - Horses killed 9
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HM NumberHM718
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310592 N 4411064
Decimal Degrees39.82848333, -77.21330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.709', W 77° 12.798'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 42.54" N, 77° 12' 47.88" 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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