Fourth New York Independent Battery

Fourth New York Independent Battery (HM9SV)

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

N 39° 47.66', W 77° 14.389'

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Artillery Brigade - Third Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Third Corps Artillery Brigade
Fourth New York Independent Battery

Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Capt. James E. Smith Commanding

July 2 Arrived from Emmitsburg at 9 a.m. Four guns posted on the heights above Devil's Den at 2 p.m. Two guns in this position. After the capture of three of the guns in the advanced position and the repulse of their support this section opened fire with great effect on the Confederate forces advancing up the valley. At 6 p.m. this section was moved to the right near Winslow's Battery and subsequently to the rear.

July 3 Not engaged.

Killed 2 men. Wounded 10 men. Missing 1 man.
11 horses killed. 240 rounds of ammunition expended.
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HM NumberHM9SV
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Year Placed1900
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308228 N 4407330
Decimal Degrees39.79433333, -77.23981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.66', W 77° 14.389'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 39.60" N, 77° 14' 23.34" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2324-2422 Crawford Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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