Confederate Artillery Batteries


The marker to the Staunton Artillery is north of Gettysburg on Jones Battalion Avenue. (Tour map: Jones Avenue)

The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Asher W. Garber.

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

From the marker:

Army of Northern Virginia 
Ewell’s Corps Early’s Division
Jones’s Artillery Battalion Garber’s Battery
Staunton (Virginia) Artillery
Four Napoleons

July 1. Reached the field with Early’s Division and immediately went into battery near this position. Fired with effect on Howard’s 11th Corps and on infantry retiring from Seminary Ridge. Ceased firing as the Confederate infantry advanced.

July 2. Occupied the same position. Not engaged.

July 3. Remained in the same position. Not engaged.

Casualties Wounded 1

Ammunition expended 106 rounds.