Battery I, Fifth U.S. Artillery

Battery I, Fifth U.S. Artillery (HMBEV)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.171', W 77° 14.276'

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Artillery Brigade, Fifth Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Fifth Corps
Artillery Brigade
Battery I Fifth U.S. Artillery

Four 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. Malbone F. Watson commanding

July 2 About 4.30 p.m. arrived and took position north of Little Round Top. 5.30 moved to the front at the Peach Orchard. On the advance of the Confederates driving back the Infantry the Battery was retired across Plum Run near the Trostle House and fired shell and canister at the approaching Confederates until the Battery disabled by the loss of men and horses was captured by the 21st Mississippi Infantry. It was almost immediately recaptured with the assistance of the 30th New York Infantry and being unserviceable was taken to the Artillery Brigade.

Casualties. Killed 1 man. Wounded 1 officer and 18 men. Missing 2 men.
Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308413 N 4408271
Decimal Degrees39.80285000, -77.23793333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.171', W 77° 14.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 10.26" N, 77° 14' 16.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 232-370 United States Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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