The marker for the Chesapeake (Maryland) Artillery is east of Gettysburg on Benner’s Hill. (Tour map: Benner’s Hill) The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Willaim D. Brown, who was mortally wounded on July 2nd.
From the marker:
July 2. Took position here about 4 P. M. and was engaged for over two hours in a severe conflict with the Union batteries on East Cemetery Hill and Stevens Knoll. Capt. Brown being severely wounded one of his guns disabled and his ammunition almost exhausted the Battery was withdrawn by order of Gen. Johnson.
July 3. Remained in reserve and not engaged.
July 4. Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.
Losses Killed 4 Wounded 12 Horses killed 9.