Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery

Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (HM7CH)

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

N 39° 50.731', W 77° 13.569'

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Artillery Brigade - Eleventh Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Eleventh Corps
Artillery Brigade
Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery

Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Bayard Wilkeson Commanding

July 1 Arrived at Gettysburg about 11 a.m. Advanced and took position two sections on Barlow's Knoll the left section detached near Almshouse. Engaged Confederate infantry and artillery on the right and left. Lieut. Wilkeson fell early mortally wounded and the command devolved on Lieut. Bancroft. The sections were compelled to change positions several times. Retired about 4 p.m. one section relieving a section of Battery I, 1st Ohio on Baltimore Street in covering the retreat. About 5 p.m. took position on Cemetery Hill.

July 2 Moved to rear of Cemetery facing Baltimore Pike in action at the Cemetery from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.

July 3 About 2 p.m. two sections were engaged in the Cemetery until the repulse of the Confederates.

Casualties - Killed 1 officer and 1 man - Wounded 11 men - Missing 4 men.
Ammunition expended 1400 rounds
31 horses killed.
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HM NumberHM7CH
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309540 N 4412982
Decimal Degrees39.84551667, -77.22615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.731', W 77° 13.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 43.86" N, 77° 13' 34.14" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5696 Howard Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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