Battery B, Fourth U.S. Artillery

Battery B, Fourth U.S. Artillery (HMB1L)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.269', W 77° 13.753'

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Artillery Brigade - First Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
First Corps
Artillery Brigade
Battery B Forth U.S. Artillery

Six 12 pounders
Lieut. James Stewart commanding

July 1 In position about 200 yards south of the Seminary until 3 p.m. when ordered to the support of Brig. General J.C. Robinson's Division First Corps and took position on Seminary Ridge one half the Battery between the Chambersburg Pike and the railroad cut. The other half north of the cut in the corner of the woods was actively engaged. The Battery afterwards retired with the troops to Cemetery Hill where it went into position on the Baltimore Pike opposite the Evergreen Cemetery commanding the approach from the town two guns on the Pike and two in the field two guns having been disabled.

July 2 & 3 Remained in this position.

Casualties. Killed 2 men. Wounded 2 officers and 29 men. Missing 3 men.
HM NumberHMB1L
Year Placed1912
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309210 N 4410284
Decimal Degrees39.82115000, -77.22921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.269', W 77° 13.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 16.14" N, 77° 13' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 782-798 Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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