Artillery Brigade

Artillery Brigade (HM8I7)

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

N 39° 48.167', W 77° 14.81'

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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
2nd New Jersey Battery, Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Capt. A. Judson Clark, Lieut Robert Sims
1st New York Battery D, Six 12 pounders
Capt. George B. Winslow
4th New York Battery, Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Capt. James E. Smith
1st Rhode Island Battery E, Six 12 pounders
Lieut. John K. Bucklyn, Lieut. Benjamin Freeborn
4th U.S. Battery K, Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Francis W. Seeley, Lieut. Robert James

July 2 On the advance of the Corps between 2 and 3 p.m. the 4th New York Battery was placed near Devil's Den. Battery D 1st New York in the Wheatfield. 9th and 5th Mass. (E 10th New York attached) Batteries from Artillery Reserve on Wheatfield Road. 2d New Jersey Battery near Peach Orchard. Battery G 1st New York from Artillery Reserve in the Peach Orchard.

Along Emmitsburg Road were Batteries E 1st Rhode Island, K 4th U.S. and F & K 3d U.S. from the Artillery Reserve.
The Artillery at Peach Orchard was re-inforced by Battery I 5th U.S., 15th New York Battery, and Penna. C & F from Artillery Reserve.

July 3 Not engaged except Battery K 4th U.S. early in the morning.

Casualties killed 8 men. Wounded 3 officers 78 men. Captured or missing 17 men. Total 106.
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HM NumberHM8I7
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Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307651 N 4408283
Decimal Degrees39.80278333, -77.24683333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.167', W 77° 14.81'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 10.02" N, 77° 14' 48.60" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 469 Sickles Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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