1st New Jersey Artillery, Battery B (Position Tablet)

The 1st New Jersey Artillery – Battery B served as members of Randolph’s Brigade in the Third Corps of the Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument at Gettysburg and a tablet at Gettysburg.

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Location: Located West side Hancock Avenue, south end.

Description:  Iron War Department battery position tablet. Painted inscription tablet, 3’8″x3′. Mounted on fluted post, 4’4″ high. Tablet cast by Calvin Gilbert, founder. Text is as follows:

ARMY OF THE POTOMAC
THIRD CORPS
ARTILLERY BRIGADE
NEW JERSEY LIGHT ARTILLERY
2ND BATTERY
Six 10 Pounder Parrotts
Captain A. Judson Clark Commanding

July 2. Engaged in the action in a field near the Peach Orchard retired to the rear about 6.30 P. M. for want of support.

July 3. In line here with the Artillery Brigade during the heavy cannonading and the charge and repulse of Longstreet’s assault but was not engaged.

Casualties July 2nd Killed 1 Man Wounded 16 Men Missing 3 Men Total 20

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