Green's Battery - Jones Battalion - GMNP
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 39° 51.092 W 077° 12.790
18S E 310667 N 4413622
Quick Description: One of several monuments along Jones Battalion Ave.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2015 12:05:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQFK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps
Early's Division
Jones's Artillery Battalion
Green's Battery
Louisiana Guard Artillery
Two 10 pounder parrots Two 3 inch rifles

July 1: Arrived on the field with Early's Division. Placed in position to the right of Tanner's Battery on the north side of Rock Creek and opened fire on Union troops on south side of creek. Continued firing with effect until the Confederate Infantry was in position and advancing.

July 2: Occupied the position of the previous day before sunset was ordered to general Hampton at Hunterstown with a section of Parrot Guns engaged Battery M 2d US. Fell back a mile and remained for the night.

July 3: Moved forward with the Cavalry about 2pm. Guns placed in position and opened on a column of advancing Cavalry. Received a severe fire and ordered to be withdrawn.
Again engaged in the afternoon.
Casualties killed 2 Wounded 5 Ammunition expended 161 rounds
Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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