Confederate Artillery Batteries


Two markers to Johnson’s Battery are west of Gettysburg, across the street from each other on West Confederate Avenue. (West Confederate Avenue – Pt. 1 tour map) The battery was commanded at Gettysburg by Captain Marmaduke Johnson.

Marker for Johnson's (Virginia) Battery of the Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg

From the markers:

Army of Northern Virginia 
Hill’s Corps Artillery
 Reserve
McIntosh’s Battalion Johnson’s Virginia Battery
Two Napoleons Two 3 Inch Rifles

July 1. In position on hill near Fairfield Road west of Willoughby Run. Not engaged though under fire and losing one man killed.

July 2. In position here and actively engaged under a heavy fire of sharpshooters and artillery.

July 3. Remained in this position and was actively engaged.

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

Losses not reported in detail.

Army of Northern Virginia 
Hill’s Corps Artillery
 Reserve
McIntosh’s Battalion Johnson’s Virginia Battery
Two Napoleons Two 3 Inch Rifles

July 2. In position here and actively engaged under the heavy fire of Union sharpshooters and artillery.

July 3. Remained in this position all day and actively engaged.

July 4. Withdrew in the night to Marsh Creek on the Fairfield Road.

Losses not reported in detail.