Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery

Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery (HM9XP)

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

N 39° 49.809', W 77° 14.652'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 114 views
Inscription

Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Artillery Reserve
Dance's Battalion
First Virginia Artillery

Cunningham's, Smith's, Watson's, Griffin's
and Graham's Batteries
Four 20 pounder Parrotts, Four 10 pounder Parrotts
Ten 3 inch Rifles, Two Napoleons

July 1 The Battalion reached the field in evening too late to take part in the battle.

July 2 & 3 The four first named batteries occupied positions at various points on this ridge. Graham's Battery of 20 pounder Parrotts served east of Rock Creek. All were actively engaged.

July 4 At nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.

Ammunition expended 1886 rounds.
Losses killed 3 wounded 19.
Details
HM NumberHM9XP
Tags
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:09am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307953 N 4411315
Decimal Degrees39.83015000, -77.24420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.809', W 77° 14.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 48.54" N, 77° 14' 39.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-34 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?