Graham's Battery - Poague's Battalion

Graham's Battery - Poague's Battalion (HM7G4)

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

N 39° 49.085', W 77° 14.873'

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Pender's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Pender's Division
Poague's Battalion Graham's Battery
The Charlotte N.C. Artillery

Two Napoleons, Two 12 pounder Howitzers

July 2 Late in the evening the Napoleons were placed in position here.

July 3 At 7 a.m. they opened on the Union position but were soon ordered to cease firing as they drew the concentrated fire of several batteries. They afterward took part in all the operations of the artillery during the day including the cannonade which preceded Longstreet's assault. The Howitzers remained in the rear and were not engaged in the battle but held in readiness to resist any advance of the Union forces.

July 4 In the evening about dusk began the march to Hagerstown.

losses not reported in detail.
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Marker is usually accompanied by 2 cannons - 12 lb. Napoleons. One of the cannons is currently not on it's base and according to the park service has been removed for service. It has been gone since at least Sept. of 2013.

May 1, 2015 at 12:04pm PDT by salsjourney

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HM NumberHM7G4
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 12:26pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307604 N 4409984
Decimal Degrees39.81808333, -77.24788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.085', W 77° 14.873'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 5.10" N, 77° 14' 52.38" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 144-146 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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