Battery B, First Pennsylvania Artilery

Battery B, First Pennsylvania Artilery (HM9WU)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.941', W 77° 15.06'

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Battery B
First Pennsylvania Artillery
Commanded by Capt. James H. Cooper
4-3 inch rifled guns

July 1, 1863 the Battery arrived here about noon and engaged Confederate artillery on Herr's Ridge. About 1:30 p.m. moved to the rear. Changed front, engaged Carter's Artillery and shelled Rhode's Infantry on Oak Hill. About 3 p.m. moved to the woods in front of Theological Seminary and resisted the final attack of Scales, Perrin's and other Brigades.
Casualties - 3 Killed, 9 Wounded
HM NumberHM9WU
Year Placed1944
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307377 N 4411574
Decimal Degrees39.83235000, -77.25100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.941', W 77° 15.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 56.46" N, 77° 15' 3.60" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72-198 Reynolds Ave S, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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