Stribling's Battery - Dearing's Battalion

Stribling's Battery - Dearing's Battalion (HM7TT)

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

N 39° 48.251', W 77° 15.362'

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Pickett's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Pickett's Division
Dearing's Battalion Stribling's Battery
The Fauquier Artillery

Two 20 pounder Parrotts and Four Napoleons

July 3 Advanced to the front about daybreak. Later in the morning took position on the crest of ridge west of Emmitsburg road and near the Rogers House. Drove back with a dozen well directed rounds a strong line of skirmishers whose fire wounded a few men and horses. Bore a conspicuous part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault. But its ammunition being exhausted about the time of the assault began and repeated efforts to obtain a fresh supply proving fruitless the Battery was withdrawn.

July 4 In line of battle all day with the left wing of McLaws's Division. Marched about sunset to Black Horse Tavern.

Losses not reported in detail.
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HM NumberHM7TT
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Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 1:56pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306867 N 4408458
Decimal Degrees39.80418333, -77.25603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.251', W 77° 15.362'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 15.06" N, 77° 15' 21.72" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4151-4199 W Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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