Fifth New York Light Artillery

Fifth New York Light Artillery (HMB1S)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 49.234', W 77° 13.782'

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Second Volunteer Brigade - Artillery Reserve

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Artillery Reserve
Second Volunteer Brigade
Fifth New York Light Artillery

Six 20 pounder Parrotts
Captain Elijah D. Taft commanding

July 1 Arrived and halted in park at about 10 a.m. Moved to the Evergreen Cemetery at 3.30 p.m. and engaged from 4 p.m. until dark. Two guns posted in the Cemetery firing westwardly. Four south of and facing Baltimore Pike firing on a Confederate battery on Benner's Hill.

July 3 Engaged at intervals in same position until 4 p.m. when relieved by three of the guns on Baltimore Pike.

Casualties of the battery killed 1 man wounded 2 men.
HM NumberHMB1S
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309167 N 4410220
Decimal Degrees39.82056667, -77.22970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.234', W 77° 13.782'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 14.04" N, 77° 13' 46.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 182-192 Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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