Confederate Headquarters – Longstreet’s First Corps – Hood’s Division


The monument to Henry’s Battalion is south of Gettysburg on South Confederate Avenue. (Tour map: South Confederate Avenue)

The battalion was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Major Mathis W. Henry.

Monument to Henry's Artillery Battalion of Hood;s Division at Gettysburg

From the monument:

C. S. A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet’s Corps Hood’s Division
Henry’s Battalion
Reilly’s Bachman’s Garden’s Latham’s Batteries
Eleven Napoleons
Four 10 Pounder Parrotts
Two 3 Inch Rifles
One 12 Pounder Howitzer
One 6 Pounder Bronze Gun

July 2-3. Occupied this line and took active part in the battle as described on the tablets of the several batteries. The Howitzer the Bronze gun and one 3 inch Rifle were disabled and three captured 10 pounder Parrotts substituted.

July 4. On a line a little west of this until 6 P. M. then withdrew from the field.

Ammunition expended 1500 rounds.

Losses Killed 4 Wounded 23