2nd Rockbridge (Virginia) Artillery (Wallace’s)

The 2nd Rockbridge Virginia Artillery Battery (Wallace’s) served in McIntosh’s Battalion of A.P. Hill’s Corps. The battery is honored by a tablet at Gettysburg.

Wallace's Battery Gettysburg March 2008

Location: West Confederate Avenue, Schultz Woods. Located 100′ West of West Confederate Avenue, South of Fairfield Road in Shultz Woods.

Cast iron tablet, 3’8″ x 3’4″, with raised inscription painted in a contrasting color and mounted on fluted cast iron post. Tablets casts by Calvin Gilbert. The inscription on the 3.8′ x 3.4′ tablet narrates the events associated with Battery during the Battle.

Inscription:

ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
HILL’S CORPS ARTILLERY RESERVE
MCINTOSH’S BATTALION WALLACE’S BATTERY
SECOND ROCKBRIDGE ARTILLERY
Four 3 Inch Rifles

July 1. In position near Chambersburg Pike west of Herr’s Tavern and actively engaged in the evening.

July 2. Occupied this position and was actively engaged. Had one gun disabled.

July 3. Remained here and was actively engaged.

July 4. Withdrew at evening to Marsh Creek on Fairfield Road.

Losses not reported in detail.

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