Artillery Brigade

Artillery Brigade (HM8E0)

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

N 39° 48.089', W 77° 14.99'

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Third Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Third Corps
Artillery Brigade

Capt. George E. Randolph, Capt. A. Judson Clark

Battery B, 1st New Jersey, six 10 pounders, Capt. A. Judson Clark, Lieut. Robert Sims.
Battery D, 1st New York, six 12 pounders, Capt. George B. Winslow.
4th New York Battery, six 10 pounders, Capt. James E. Smith.
Battery E, 1st Rhode Island, six 12 pounders, Lieut. John K. Bucklyn, Lieut. Benjamin Freeborn.
Battery K, 4th United States, six 12 pounders, Lieut. Francis W. Seeley, Lieut. Robert James.

July 2 Upon the advance of the 3d Corps between 2 and 3 p.m. the 4th N.Y. Battery was posted near Devil's Den. Battery D, 1st N.Y. in the Wheatfield. Battery B, 1st N.J. near the Peach Orchard north of Wheatfield Road, Battery G, 1st N.Y. from the Artillery Reserve on the Emmitsburg Road in the Peach Orchard. Battery E, 1st R.I. on the same road near the right of First Division and Battery K, 4th U.S. near the left of Second Division.

About 3.30 p.m. Lt.-Colonel F. McGilvery brought from the Artillery Reserve the 9th Mass. Battery, which was posted on the Wheatfield Road, east of the Peach Orchard. 5th Mass. Battery (10th N.Y. Battery attached) within a 100 yards of 9th Mass. Battery, and 15th N.Y. Battery to the east side of the Peach Orchard.

Later and during the battle, there was brought up Penna. Battery C & F which took position at the salient in the Peach Orchard and Battery F & K, 3d U.S. posted near the Roger House. Battery I, 5th U.S. was brought from 5th Corps and relieved Battery G, 1st New York.

Casualties, killed, 8 men, wounded, 3 officers, 78 men.
Captured or missing, 17 men. Total 106.
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HM NumberHM8E0
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 5:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307390 N 4408145
Decimal Degrees39.80148333, -77.24983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.089', W 77° 14.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 5.34" N, 77° 14' 59.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22890 Wheatfield Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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