Maurin's Battery - Garnett's Battalion

Maurin's Battery - Garnett's Battalion (HM7O5)

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

N 39° 49.565', W 77° 14.695'

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Heth's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Heth's Division
Garnett's Battalion Maurin's Battery
The Donaldsville Artillery

One 10 pounder Parrott, Two 3 inch Rifles

July 1 About 3.30 p.m. relieved some of Pegram's guns whose ammunition was exhausted on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and from that time to an active part in the conflict.

July 2 In position here all day but not actively engaged until 3 p.m. when it opened and maintained a steady fire on Cemetery Hill until near sunset and vigorously renewed it at dusk for the purpose of diverting the fire of Union artillery from the Confederate infantry then assaulting East Cemetery Hill.

July 3 Ordered to a position south of McMillan's Woods and held in reserve sometimes fired upon but not returning the fire.

July 4 Withdrew about 8 a.m. and marched to Cashtown to reinforce the cavalry escorting the wagon train.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHM7O5
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:46am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307880 N 4410865
Decimal Degrees39.82608333, -77.24491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.565', W 77° 14.695'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 33.90" N, 77° 14' 41.70" 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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