Moore's Battery - Garnett's Battalion

Moore's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (HM7DI)

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

N 39° 49.375', W 77° 14.714'

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Heth's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Garnett's Battalion Moore's Battery
The Huger Artillery

One 10 pounder Parrott, One 3 inch Rifle
And Two Napoleons

July 1 The Parrott and Rifle about 3.30 p.m. relieved some of Pegram's guns on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern their ammunition being exhausted and from that that time part in the conflict.

July 2 Opened fire here at 3 p.m. on East Cemetery Hill and kept it up for some hours. Renewed it at dusk in support of Early's assault.

July 3 Moved under orders to position south of McMillian's Woods and remained inactive all day through sometimes under fire.

July 4 At 8 a.m. marched to Cashtown to reinforce the cavalry escorting the wagon train. The Napoleons took no part in the battle but were in position here on this day and evening began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHM7DI
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307844 N 4410514
Decimal Degrees39.82291667, -77.24523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.375', W 77° 14.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 22.50" N, 77° 14' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106-124 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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