Carter's Battalion

Carter's Battalion (HMA16)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 50.873', W 77° 14.576'

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Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps

— Army of Northern Virginia —

Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
Carter's Battalion

Carter's, Fry's, Page's, and Reese's Batteries
Four 10 pounder Parrotts, Six 3 inch Rifles and
Six Napoleons

July 1 Arrived on the field soon after noon and rendered very effective service in the day's battle.

July 2 Held in readiness for action but was not engaged.

July 3 The Parrotts and Rifled guns were placed on Seminary Ridge near the railroad cut and took part in the great cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.

July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses. Killed 6 wounded 35 missing 24. Total 65.
Ammunition expended 1898 rounds.
HM NumberHMA16
Year Placed1910
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308110 N 4413281
Decimal Degrees39.84788333, -77.24293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.873', W 77° 14.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 52.38" N, 77° 14' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1800 Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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