Ward's Battery - Poague's Battalion

Ward's Battery - Poague's Battalion (HM7OT)

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

N 39° 48.867', W 77° 15.019'

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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 Ward's Battery
The Madison (Miss.) Light Artillery

Three Napoleons, one 12-pounder Howitzer

July 2 Late in the evening the Napoleons were placed in position about 400 yards eastward from this point.

July 3 The Napoleons participated actively in all the operations of the artillery during the day including the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault withdrawing afterward to a position near here. The Howitzer was kept in the rear and took no part in the battle but was 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 NumberHM7OT
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 4:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307385 N 4409585
Decimal Degrees39.81445000, -77.25031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.867', W 77° 15.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 52.02" N, 77° 15' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-194 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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