Dearing's Battalion

Dearing's Battalion (HM7S0)

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

N 39° 48.305', W 77° 15.366'

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Pickett's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Pickett's Division
Dearing's Battalion

Stribling's, Caskie's, Macon's, and Blount's
Batteries
Two 20 pounder Parrotts, Three 10 pounder Parrotts
One 3 inch Rifle and Twelve Napoleons

July 3 Advanced to the front about daybreak and took a conspicuous part in the battle. In the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault it fired by Battery and very effectively. Having exhausted its ammunition and being unable to obtain a fresh supply it was withdrawn from the field about 4 p.m.

July 4 In line of battle all day with McLaws's Division. Marched at sunset to Black Horse Tavern.

Losses. Killed 8, wounded 17. Total 25. Horses killed and disabled 37.
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HM NumberHM7S0
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:33am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306864 N 4408558
Decimal Degrees39.80508333, -77.25610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.305', W 77° 15.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 18.30" N, 77° 15' 21.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 572-600 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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