Artillery Brigade

Artillery Brigade (HM766)

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

N 39° 50.538', W 77° 14.013'

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Eleventh Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Eleventh Corps
Artillery Brigade

Major Thomas W. Osborn
1st New York Battery I Six 3 inch rifles
Capt. Michael Wiedrich
New York 13th Battery Four 3 inch rifles
Lieut. William Wheeler
1st Ohio Battery I Six 12 pounders
Capt. Hubert Dilger
1st Ohio Battery K Four 12 Pounders
Capt. Lewis Heckman
4th U.S. Battery G. Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Bayard Wilkeson, Lieut. Eugene A. Bancroft

July 1 Arrived with the Corps. All the Batteries engaged except Battery I, 1st New York on East Cemetery Hill. The Artillery retired and took position on Cemetery Hill west of the Baltimore Pike except Battery K 1st Ohio sent to the rear disabled and Battery I 1st New York on East Cemetery Hill.

July 2 The Brigade was re-inforced in the morning by five Batteries from the Reserve Artillery.

July 3 At 1 p.m. the Confederate artillery opened a terrific front and enfilading fire from the right followed by an infantry charge and on which the artillery of the command was concentrated with great effect. The Brigade lost one gun captured one disabled and two dismounted.

Casualties - Killed 1 officer 8 men - Wounded 3 officer 50 men - Captured or missing 9 men - Total 69 - 96 horses killed.
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HM NumberHM766
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:52pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308898 N 4412641
Decimal Degrees39.84230000, -77.23355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.538', W 77° 14.013'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 32.28" N, 77° 14' 0.78" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4401-4449 Howard Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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