Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery

Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (HMBPR)

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

N 39° 48.386', W 77° 13.183'

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Inscription
(Front):
Battery E.
(Knap's)
Penna. Light Artillery

(Front):
Mustered in Oct. 1st 1861.
Reenlisted Jan. 1864.
Mustered out June 14th 1865.
At 3:30 p.m. July 2d one gun was placed
on Culp's Hill in the position marked
by a monument, and was joined by two
others at 5 p.m., when the three guns
engaged the enemy's batteries on
Benner's Hill. These guns were
withdrawn when the infantry was
ordered to the left and the
Battery went into this position,
where it remained until the close
of the battle.

Present at Gettysburg
4 officers and 135 men.
Wounded 3 men.
Details
HM NumberHMBPR
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Year Placed1897
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309983 N 4408630
Decimal Degrees39.80643333, -77.21971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.386', W 77° 13.183'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 23.16" N, 77° 13' 10.98" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1339 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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