McCarthy's Battery - Cabell's Battalion

McCarthy's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (HM7ZU)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 47.794', W 77° 15.327'

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McLaws's Division - Longstreet's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps McLaws's Division
Cabell's Division McCarthy's Battery
First Richmond Howitzers

Two Napoleons, Two 3 inch Rifles

July 2 At 3.30 p.m. placed in reserve near here. The rifled guns advanced to this position at 4 p.m. and engaged in severe artillery fight until dark. The men of the Napoleon section sometimes relieved those of the rifle section.

July 3 Advanced and formed part of the main artillery line the rifle section near Emmitsburg Road the Napoleons further to the left all hotly engaged sometimes changing positions. Retired from the front after dark.

July 4 In position near here. One Napoleon aided in checking a hostile advance. All withdrew from the field at night.
Ammunition expended about 850 rounds. One rifle was disabled.
Losses killed 2, wounded 8.
Horses killed or disabled 25.
HM NumberHM7ZU
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306896 N 4407611
Decimal Degrees39.79656667, -77.25545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.794', W 77° 15.327'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 47.64" N, 77° 15' 19.62" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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