Jackson’s Virginia Artillery Battery

Jackson’s Virginia Artillery Battery served in Stuart’s Division. The battery is honored by a tablet at Gettysburg.

Jackson's Battery

Location: East Cavalry Field, Rummel Woods. Located on the east side of Confederate Cavalry Avenue, opposite Rummel 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
STUART’S HORSE ARTILLERY
CAPTAIN THOMAS E. JACKSON’S BATTERY
Two 3 Inch rifles Two Howitzers

July 3. The Battery was attached to Jenkins’ Cavalry Brigade and took part in the fight here on the right wing of the Confederates not far from the Rummel barn but its limited supply of ammunition was soon exhausted and it was withdrawn.

Losses not reported.

 

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