Marye's Battery - Pegram's Battalion

Marye's Battery - Pegram's Battalion (HM7F6)

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

N 39° 49.189', W 77° 14.807'

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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 Marye's Battery
The Fredericksburg Artillery

Two Napoleons, Two 10 pounder Parrotts

July 1 This Battery fired the first cannon-shot of the battle from a point near the south side of the Chambersburg Pike on the ridge west of Herr's Tavern and was actively engaged until the close of the day's conflict.

July 2 Early in the morning took position here. Opened at intervals upon the Union lines and enfiladed their batteries when they sought to concentrate their fire upon the Confederate right.

July 3 Participated actively in all the operations of the artillery including the cannonade which preceded Longstreet's assault.

July 4 About sunset withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.
HM NumberHM7F6
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307703 N 4410174
Decimal Degrees39.81981667, -77.24678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.189', W 77° 14.807'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 11.34" N, 77° 14' 48.42" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126-142 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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