Zimmerman's Battery - Pegram's Battalion

Zimmerman's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (HM7EY)

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

N 39° 49.239', W 77° 14.774'

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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 Zimmerman's Battery
The Pee Dee Artillery

Four 3 inch Rifles

July 1 Three guns were in position on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern actively engaged and did effective service. The other was disabled for the day by accident while hastening into action.

July 2 Early in the morning took position here and at intervals was engaged with the Union batteries endeavoring especially to enfilade them when they sought to concentrate their fire upon the Confederate right.

July 3 Took an active part 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 NumberHM7EY
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:18pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307752 N 4410265
Decimal Degrees39.82065000, -77.24623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.239', W 77° 14.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 14.34" N, 77° 14' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126-142 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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