Fraser's Battery - Cabell's Battalion

Fraser's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (HM7ZX)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 47.708', W 77° 15.314'

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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 Battalion Fraser's Battery
The Pulaski Artillery

Two 10 pounder Parrotts, Two 3 inch Rifles

July 2 Took position here 3.30 p.m. and opened fire on Peach Orchard and the Union batteries east of it. At 4 p.m. the Rifles were silenced by loss of men. The fire of the Parrotts continued until Peach Orchard was taken.

July 3 The Parrotts were moved to crest north of Peach Orchard in main artillery lane took part in the great cannonade aided in checking pursuit after Longstreet's assault and retired from front after dark. The Rifles were placed under command of Capt. Manly of the N.C. artillery and served by his men in position with his own rifles.

July 4 In position here. After night withdrew from the field. Their ammunition was nearly exhausted.

Losses killed 6, wounded 13.
Horses killed or disabled 18.
HM NumberHM7ZX
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306910 N 4407452
Decimal Degrees39.79513333, -77.25523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.708', W 77° 15.314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 42.48" N, 77° 15' 18.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1905 SW Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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