Union monuments at Gettysburg > Michigan


The monument to the 9th Michigan Battery is south of Gettysburg on Hancock Avenue across from the State of Pennsylvania Monument. (Hancock Avenue Part 2 tour map) It was dedicated in 1888 by the State of Michigan.

The Battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Jabez J. Daniels. It brought 119 men to the field serving 6 Ordnance Rifles.

Monument to the 9th Michigan Battery at Getttysburg

From the front of the monument:

Ninth Mich. Batt’y First Art’y
1st Brig. Horse Artil’y, Cavalry Corps

Rear view of the monument to the 9th Michigan Battery at Gettysburg

From the back (bottom right):

Mustered in at Detroit Mich Aug. 29 1862.
Mustered out at Detroit Mich. July 4, 1865
—-
This monument marks the position held by the Ninth Michigan Battery from 12:30 p.m. July 3rd, until 7 a.m. the following morning.
—-
322 rounds of shot, shell and canister expended
—-
Casualties
One man killed and four wounded
—-
Battery sustained the loss of 23 horses killed in the engagement
—-
Army Potomac
From Dec. 1862 to Oct. 1863.
Army Cumberland
From Nov. 1863 until close of service

See more on the history of the 9th Michigan Battery in the Civil War

Monument to the 9th Michigan Battery at GettysburgLocation of the monument

The monument to the 9th Michigan Battery is south of Gettysburg on the west side of Hancock Avenue 180 feet south of Pleasonton Avenue and across from the Pennsylvania Monument. (39°48’28.3″N 77°14’09.6″W)