Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion

Kirkpatrick's Battery - Nelson's Battalion (HM730)

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

N 39° 49.805', W 77° 12.753'

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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 - Kirkpatrick's Battery
Amherst (Virginia) Battery

One 3 Inch Rifle, Three Napoleon

July 1 The Battery arrived too late on the field 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. At midnight moved with Johnson's Division to Seminary Ridge.

July 4 Took position on the ridge west of town and at midnight took up the line of march to Hagerstown.

No report of casualties or ammunition expended.
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HM NumberHM730
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:34am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310661 N 4411240
Decimal Degrees39.83008333, -77.21255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.805', W 77° 12.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 48.30" N, 77° 12' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 850 Hanover Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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