Grandy's Battery - Garnett's Battalion

Grandy's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (HM7E2)

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

N 39° 49.337', W 77° 14.719'

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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 Grandy's Battery
The Norfolk Light Artillery Blues

Two 3 inch Rifles, Two 12 pounder Howitzers

July 1 Arrived on the field in the afternoon but was not engaged.
July 2 The Rifles took position here in the morning and participated during the afternoon and evening in the artillery duel with the Union batteries on Cemetery Hill.

July 3 Ordered to the south side of McMillan's Woods and held all day in reserve without firing a shot though sometimes under fire.

July 4 The Howitzers were never actively engaged in the battle but on this day were placed in position here. At night they rejoined the Rifles and with them began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHM7E2
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307835 N 4410444
Decimal Degrees39.82228333, -77.24531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.337', W 77° 14.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 20.22" N, 77° 14' 43.14" 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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