“Moore’s Battery”

The marker to the Huger Artillery is west of Gettysburg on West Confederate Avenue. (Tour map: West Confederate Avenue – Pt. 1)

Marker for the Huger (Virginia) Artillery of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg

From the marker:

Army of Northern Virginia 
Hill’s Corps Heth’s Division
Garnett’s’ Battalion Moore’s Battery
The Huger Artillery
One 10 Pounder Parrott One 3 Inch Rifle
and Two Napoleons

July 1. The Parrott and Rifle about 3.30 P. M. relieved some of Pegram’s guns on the ridge west of Herr’s Tavern their ammunition being exhausted and from that time took part in the conflict.

July 2. Opened fire here at 3 P. M. on East Cemetery Hill and kept it up for some hours. Renewed it at dusk in support of Early’s assault.

July 3. Moved under orders to position south of McMillan’s Woods and remained inactive all day though sometimes under fire.

July 4. At 8 A. M. marched to Cashtown to reinforce the cavalry escorting the wagon train. The Napoleons took no part in the battle but were in position here on this day and at evening began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses not reported in detail.

Marker for the Huger (Virginia) Artillery of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg

Marker for the Huger (Virginia) Artillery next to a Napoleon