Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion

Brander's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (HM7EA)

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

N 39° 49.29', W 77° 14.74'

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Artillery Reserve - Hill's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Hill's Corps Artillery Reserve
Pegram's Battalion Brander's Battery
The Letcher Artillery

Two Napoleons, Two 10 pounder Parrotts

July 1 In position at first on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern but moved later to a hill east of Willoughby Run about 500 yards from the Union batteries and from that point fired upon the Union infantry with much effect although itself exposed to a heavy fire of canister.

July 2 Occupied this position early in the morning and was engaged at intervals in firing upon the Union lines and batteries.

July 3 Actively participated in all the operations of the artillery including the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.

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

Losses not reported in detail.
HM NumberHM7EA
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307803 N 4410358
Decimal Degrees39.82150000, -77.24566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.29', W 77° 14.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 17.40" N, 77° 14' 44.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106-124 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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