Latham's Battery - Henry's Battalion

Latham's Battery - Henry's Battalion (HM6IV)

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

N 39° 47.423', W 77° 15.255'

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Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Henry's Battalion Latham's Battery
The Branch Artillery

Three Napoleons, One 12 Pounder Howitzer
One 6 Pounder Bronze Gun

July 2 Took position here 4 p.m. and was actively engaged until night. The Howitzer and the Bronze gun were disabled and two captured 10 pounder Parrotts substituted.

July 3 Engaged in firing upon the Union lines within range. About 5 p.m. aided in repelling cavalry under Brig. Gen. Farnsworth which had charged into the valley between this point and Round Top

July 4 Occupied position near by and west of this until 6 p.m. Then withdrew from the field

Losses not reported in detail
HM NumberHM6IV
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306981 N 4406922
Decimal Degrees39.79038333, -77.25425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.423', W 77° 15.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 25.38" N, 77° 15' 15.30" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7098 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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Easy access to the marker on Confederate Ave., just before the "gates" for the NPS. Has the marker and two cannon, a 6 lb bronze gun and a 12 lb. howizer. Both style were used by Latham's during the battle of Gettysburg.

May 1, 2015 at 11:55am PDT by salsjourney

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