Green's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion

Green's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (HM73C)

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

N 39° 51.09', W 77° 12.79'

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Early's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Early's Division

Jones's Artillery Battalion
Green's Battery - Louisiana Guard Artillery

Two 10 pounder Parrotts, Two 3 inch Rifles


July 1 Arrived on the field with Early's Division Placed in position to the right of Tanner's Battery on the north side of Rock Creek and opened fire on Union troops on the south side of the creek continued firing with effect until the Confederate Infantry was in position and advancing.

July 2 Occupied the position of the previous day before sunset was ordered to General Hampton at Hunterstown with a section of Parrott Guns. Engaged Battery M 2nd U.S. Fell back a mile and remained for the night.

July 3 Moved forward with the Cavalry about 2 p.m. Guns placed in position and opened on a column of advancing Cavalry. Received a severe fire and ordered withdrawn.
Again engaged in the afternoon.

Casualties - Killed 2 - Wounded 5 - Ammunition expended 161 rounds.
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HM NumberHM73C
Tags
Historical PeriodCivil War
Historical PlaceBattlefield
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:16am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310667 N 4413619
Decimal Degrees39.85150000, -77.21316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 51.09', W 77° 12.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 51' 5.4000" N, 77° 12' 47.4000" W
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Area Code(s)717
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Jones Battalion Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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