The Jeff Davis Artillery

The Jeff Davis Artillery (HMBQ0)

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

N 39° 50.84', W 77° 14.516'

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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 Reese's Battery
The Jeff Davis Artillery

Four 3 inch Rifles

July 1 Was placed in position near here in support of Doles's Brigade against two Divisions of the Eleventh Corps which were massing on his front and left flank. It rendered effective service not only protecting Dole's flank but also aided in dislodging the Union Infantry and Artillery from their position in the fields north of the town.

July 2 Remained in reserve.

July 3 In position 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 229 rounds.
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HM NumberHMBQ0
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 8:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308194 N 4413218
Decimal Degrees39.84733333, -77.24193333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.84', W 77° 14.516'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 50.40" N, 77° 14' 30.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1622 Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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