The Orange Artillery

The Orange Artillery (HMBPW)

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

N 39° 50.885', W 77° 14.595'

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Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
Carter's Battalion Fry's Battery
The Orange Artillery

Two 10 pounder Parrotts and Two 3 inch Rifles

July 1 Opened fire soon after arriving here on the Union troops near the Chambersburg Pike to which their artillery replied with a heavy fire that caused some loss. Soon afterward the Union forces extended their line northward to the Mummasburg Road and this Battery by its enfilading fire aided our Infantry in the severe conflict which ended with the withdrawal of the First Corps from Seminary Ridge.

July 2 In position but was not engaged.

July 3 All its guns were on Seminary Ridge near the Railroad cut and took part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.

July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported. Ammunition expended 882 rounds.
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HM NumberHMBPW
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308084 N 4413304
Decimal Degrees39.84808333, -77.24325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.885', W 77° 14.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 53.10" N, 77° 14' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3599 Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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