Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion

Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (HMA2R)

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

N 39° 47.122', W 77° 15.249'

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Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
Henry's Battalion Reilly's Battery
The Rowan Artillery

Two Napoleons, Two 10 pounder Parrotts
Rifles

July 2 Took position here 4 p.m. and was actively engaged until night. One rifle burst and a captured 10 pounder Parrott was substituted.

July 3 Two Parrotts moved to right. The other guns engaged in firing upon the Union lines within range. About 5 p.m. aided in repelling cavalry under Brig. Gen. Farnsworth which had charged into the valley between this point and Round Top.

July 4 Occupied position near by and west of this position until 6 p.m. Then withdrew from the field.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHMA2R
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:29am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306976 N 4406365
Decimal Degrees39.78536667, -77.25415000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.122', W 77° 15.249'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 7.32" N, 77° 15' 14.94" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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