Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion

Milledge's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (HM72Z)

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

N 39° 49.778', W 77° 12.764'

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Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Artillery Reserve

Nelson's Battalion - Milledge's Battery
Georgia Artillery

One 10 Pounder Parrott, Two 3 Inch Rifles

July 1 The Battery arrived on the field too late to participate in the engagement of the day.

July 2 Took position on Seminary Ridge 1/4 mile north of Chambersburg Pike. About 11 A. M. moved to the rear of Pennsylvania College and remained until night when the Battery returned to the position of the morning.

July 3 Ordered to the extreme left of the Confederate line to find a position to withdraw the fire from the Confederate infantry. Opened about 12 M. firing from 20 to 25 rounds.

July 4 Took position west of town and at midnight moved on the march to Hagerstown.
Ammunition expended 48 rounds.
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HM NumberHM72Z
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:38am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310644 N 4411191
Decimal Degrees39.82963333, -77.21273333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.778', W 77° 12.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 46.68" N, 77° 12' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 832 PA-116, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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