Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion

Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (HM7O2)

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

N 39° 49.621', W 77° 14.718'

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Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Artillery Reserve
Dance's Battalion Watson's Battery
Second Richmond Howitzers

Four 10 pounder Parrotts

July 1 Reached the field in evening too late to take part in the Battle.

July 2 Early in the morning took position on this ridge just north of Western Maryland R.R. Cut. Opened fire about 4 p.m. upon the batteries on Cemetery Hill and continued firing until dark.

July 3 Moved to this position. Took part in the great cannonade preceding Longstreet's final assault and kept firing for some time afterwards. Withdrew at night to camp in rear.

July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.

Ammunition expended 661 rounds.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHM7O2
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:07pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307850 N 4410970
Decimal Degrees39.82701667, -77.24530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.621', W 77° 14.718'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 37.26" N, 77° 14' 43.08" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43-85 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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