Ross's Battery - Lane's Battalion

Ross's Battery - Lane's Battalion (HM7FB)

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

N 39° 49.159', W 77° 14.827'

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Anderson's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Anderson's Division
Lane's Battalion - Ross's Battery

One Napoleon, Three 10 pounder Parrotts
One 3 inch Navy Parrott, One 12 pounder Howitzer

July 2 Five of the guns were in position here and actively engaged under a heavy fire of artillery. The Howitzer was detached and served with Patterson's Battery south of Spangler's Woods.

July 3 Remained here and 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 Killed 1, wounded 7, missing 2.

Ammunition expended 506 rounds.

Horses killed or disabled 9.
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HM NumberHM7FB
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307673 N 4410119
Decimal Degrees39.81931667, -77.24711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.159', W 77° 14.827'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 9.54" N, 77° 14' 49.62" 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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