Manly's Battery - Cabell's Battalion

Manly's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (HM7YV)

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

N 39° 47.893', W 77° 15.354'

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McLaws's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps McLaws's Division
Cabell's Battalion Manly's Battery
First North Carolina Artillery

Two Napoleons, Two 3 inch Rifles

July 2 Took position here 3.30 p.m. and became actively engaged. At 5 p.m. advanced to Peach Orchard and continued firing until dark. Returned here after night.

July 3 The Napoleons remained here. The two rifles with the two rifles of Fraser's Battery took position at 5 a.m. under Capt. Manly on crest beyond Emmitsburg Road and North of Peach Orchard were engaged in the great cannonade and after Longstreet's assault aided in checking pursuit. Continued firing at intervals until 7.30 p.m. Then resumed this position.

July 4 At 10 a.m. aided in checking an advance of three regiments. After night withdrew from the field.

Ammunition expended 1146 rounds.
Losses killed 3, wounded 4, missing 4.
Horses killed or disabled 20.
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HM NumberHM7YV
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306862 N 4407796
Decimal Degrees39.79821667, -77.25590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.893', W 77° 15.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 53.58" N, 77° 15' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-4 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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