Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion

Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (HM7EA)

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

N 39° 49.29', W 77° 14.74'

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Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve
Pegram's Battalion Brander's Battery
The Letcher Artillery

Two Napoleons, Two 10 pounder Parrotts

July 1 In position at first on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern but moved later to a hill east of Willoughby Run about 500 yards from the Union batteries and from that point fired upon the Union infantry with much effect although itself exposed to a heavy fire of canister.

July 2 Occupied this position early in the morning and was engaged at intervals in firing upon the Union lines and batteries.

July 3 Actively participated in all the operations of the artillery including the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.

July 4 Withdrew about sunset and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHM7EA
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:25pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307803 N 4410358
Decimal Degrees39.82150000, -77.24566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.29', W 77° 14.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 17.40" N, 77° 14' 44.40" 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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