Battery A, Fourth U.S. Artillery

Battery A, Fourth U.S. Artillery (HMAI4)

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

N 39° 48.79', W 77° 14.149'

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Artillery Brigade - Second Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Second Corps
Artillery Brigade
Battery A Fourth U.S. Artillery

Six 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. Alonzo H. Cushing and Sergt. Frederick Fuger
commanding

July 2 Arrived and took position with the brigade of Brig. General A.S. Webb Second Division Second Corps and took part in the Artillery engagements during the day.

July 3 Engaged in the repulse of Longstreet's assault and lost all its officers killed or wounded and all the guns but one and all its horses but three were disabled. Lieut. Cushing was killed while firing the last shot from the only effective gun. After the repulse of Longstreet's assault the Battery was withdrawn.

Casualties. Killed 1 officer and 5 men. Wounded 1 officer and 31 men.
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HM NumberHMAI4
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 10:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308623 N 4409412
Decimal Degrees39.81316667, -77.23581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.79', W 77° 14.149'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 47.40" N, 77° 14' 8.94" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3894 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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