Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery

Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (HMAEK)

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

N 39° 48.47', W 77° 13.854'

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First Brigade - Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Cavalry Corps
First Brigade Horse Artillery
Batteries B & L Second U.S. Artillery

Six 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. Edward Heaton Commanding

July 2 Arrived near the battlefield at 5.30 a.m. and reported to Major General Alfred Pleasanton who ordered the Battery to be held in reserve until near dark when it was moved back two miles on the Baltimore Pike for the night.

July 3 Moved to the front and was ordered to the position occupied the day before but being subject to the severe Artillery fire the Battery was ordered to retire out of range and there remained until the close of the battle.
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HM NumberHMAEK
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 6:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309029 N 4408809
Decimal Degrees39.80783333, -77.23090000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.47', W 77° 13.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 28.20" N, 77° 13' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17-99 Pleasonton Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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