The marker to the Norfolk Light Artillery Blues is southwest of Gettysburg on West Confederate Avenue. (Tour map: West Confederate Avenue – Part 2) The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain C.R. Grandy.
From the marker:
July 1. Arrived on the field in the afternoon but was not engaged.
July 2. The Rifles took position here in the morning and participated during the afternoon and evening in the artillery duel with the Union batteries on Cemetery Hill.
July 3. Ordered to the south side of McMillan’s Woods and held all day in reserve without firing a shot though sometimes under fire.
July 4. The Howitzers were never actively engaged in the battle but on this day were placed in a position here. At night they rejoined the Rifles and with them began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses not reported in detail.