Patterson's Battery - Lane's Battalion

Patterson's Battery - Lane's Battalion (HM7R7)

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

N 39° 48.418', W 77° 15.38'

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Anderson's Division - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Anderson's Division
Lane's Battalion Patterson's Battery

Two Napoleons, Four 12 pounder Howitzers

July 2 Was detached from the Battalion in the morning together with the Howitzer of Ross's Battery and ordered into position here. In the afternoon opened fire upon the Union positions north of Peach Orchard and when the infantry advanced at 6 p.m. moved forward with it beyond the Emmitsburg road and was engaged there until dark.

July 3 Occupied a position near here in reserve and did not take part in the active operations of the day.

July 4 Withdrew about sunset and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses Killed 2, wounded 5, missing 2.

Ammunition expended 170 rounds.

Horses killed or disabled 7.
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HM NumberHM7R7
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:14am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306849 N 4408768
Decimal Degrees39.80696667, -77.25633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.418', W 77° 15.38'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 25.08" N, 77° 15' 22.80" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18199 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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