Wyatt's Battery - Poague's Battalion

Wyatt's Battery - Poague's Battalion (HM7G8)

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

N 39° 49.044', W 77° 14.9'

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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 - Wyatt's Battery
The Albemarle Va. Battery

One 10 pounder Parrott, Two 3 inch Rifles
and One 12 pounder Howitzer

July 2 Late in the evening the Parrott and Rifles took 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 Howitzer remained in the rear and was 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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HM NumberHM7G8
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307563 N 4409909
Decimal Degrees39.81740000, -77.24833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.044', W 77° 14.9'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 2.64" N, 77° 14' 54.00" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 148-170 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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