Dement's Battery - Latimer's Battalion

Dement's Battery - Latimer's Battalion (HM70C)

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

N 39° 49.607', W 77° 12.841'

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Johnson's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps - Johnson's Division
Latimer's Battalion - Dement's Battery
First Maryland Battery

Four Napoleons

July 2 In position here about 4 p.m. and took part in the cannonade against the Union Batteries on East Cemetery Hill and Culp's Hill which continued over two hours. When the Battalion was withdrawn two guns of the Battery were left here to aid in repelling any attack. Soon afterward they reopened fire in support of the attack of Johnson's Infantry on Culp's Hill which drew from the Union Guns a heavy responsive fire by which Maj. Latimer was mortally wounded.

July 3 Remained in reserve and was not engaged.

July 4 Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.

Losses - Killed 1 - Wounded 4 - Horses killed 9
One caisson exploded and one disabled
HM NumberHM70C
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310526 N 4410877
Decimal Degrees39.82678333, -77.21401667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.607', W 77° 12.841'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 36.42" N, 77° 12' 50.46" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11175 Benner's Hill, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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