Griffin's Battery - Dance's Battalion

Griffin's Battery - Dance's Battalion (HM7O4)

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

N 39° 49.584', W 77° 14.689'

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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 Griffin's Battery
The Salem Artillery

Two 3 inch Rifles, Two Napoleons

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

July 2 Remained in reserve on this Ridge north of the Railroad.

July 3 The Rifles were moved to this position early in the morning and took part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault and continued firing for some time afterward. Withdrew at night to camp in rear.

July 4 The Napoleons occupied a position on this Ridge south of the Railroad Cut but did no firing. After nightfall they joined the Rifles and with them began the march to Hagerstown.

No losses reported. Ammunition expended 154 rounds.
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HM NumberHM7O4
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 12:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307889 N 4410900
Decimal Degrees39.82640000, -77.24481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.584', W 77° 14.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 35.04" N, 77° 14' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42-84 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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