Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery

Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery (HM9XP)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.809', W 77° 14.652'

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Artillery Reserve - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Artillery Reserve
Dance's Battalion
First Virginia Artillery

Cunningham's, Smith's, Watson's, Griffin's
and Graham's Batteries
Four 20 pounder Parrotts, Four 10 pounder Parrotts
Ten 3 inch Rifles, Two Napoleons

July 1 The Battalion reached the field in evening too late to take part in the battle.

July 2 & 3 The four first named batteries occupied positions at various points on this ridge. Graham's Battery of 20 pounder Parrotts served east of Rock Creek. All were actively engaged.

July 4 At nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.

Ammunition expended 1886 rounds.
Losses killed 3 wounded 19.
HM NumberHM9XP
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307953 N 4411315
Decimal Degrees39.83015000, -77.24420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.809', W 77° 14.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 48.54" N, 77° 14' 39.12" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-34 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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