The monument to the 13th New York Independent Battery is north of Gettysburg on Howard Avenue. (Howard Avenue West tour map) It was dedicated by the State of New York in 1893.
The monument is fronted by the crescent moon symbol of the Union 11th Corps above the Seal of the State of New York.
Lieutenant William Wheeler commanded the battery at the Battle of Gettysburg. It brought 118 men to the field and lost eight men wounded and three missing. The battery was equipped with four 3″ Ordnance Rifles.
From the monument:
13th New York Indept. Light Battery
Artillery Brigade 11th Corps.
July 1, 1863 engaged here. July 2, on Cemetery Hill.
July 3, at repulse of Pickett’s Charge.
Location of the monument
The monument to the 13th New York Battery is north of Gettysburg. It is on the south side of Howard Avenue about 180 yards west of Carlisle Road. (39°50’33.2″N 77°13’58.6″W)