Battery A, Maryland Light Artillery

Battery A, Maryland Light Artillery (HMBPK)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.364', W 77° 13.166'

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Inscription
(Front):
Maryland's Tribute
to her loyal sons

Rigby's Maryland Battery A

(Right):
Losses in action
Killed 5 - Wounded 18 - Missing 3.
Total 26.

Strength at Gettysburg
Officers 4 - Enlisted men 102.

(Left):
Organized at Baltimore, Md.
October 1861
Consolidated with Battery B,
Maryland Light Artillery
March 11, 1865.

(Back):
Principal Engagements

Seven Days & Battles before
Richmond Va. 1862

Cramptons Cap, Md. Sep. 14, 1862
Antietam, Md. Sep. 17, 1862
Fredericksburg, Va. Dec. 13, 1862
2nd Fredericksburg, Md. 3-4, 1863
Gettysburg, Pa. July 2-3, 1863

Rigby's Battery A
1st Maryland Light Artillery
Capt. James H. Rigby
Occupied this position on the morning of
July 2, 1863 and remained in battery until
the termination of the battle engaging a
battery of the enemy on the 2nd and shooting the woods
in front for nearly three hours, assisting
in driving out the enemy.
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HM NumberHMBPK
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Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of Maryland
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 1:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310006 N 4408589
Decimal Degrees39.80606667, -77.21943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.364', W 77° 13.166'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 21.84" N, 77° 13' 9.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20-38 Granite Schoolhouse Ln, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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