“First Battery, Stuart Horse Artillery”
The marker for Breathed’s Battery is east of Gettysburg on the East Cavalry Battlefield on Confederate Cavalry Avenue. (Tour map: East Cavalry Battlefield – north end) The battery was commanded by Captain James Breathed.
From the marker:
July 3. The Battery arrived here about 2 P. M. and took an active part in the fight until its ample supply of ammunition received in the forenoon was exhausted. It was withdrawn from the field about dark.
Losses Killed 6 Wounded 8 Total 14 Horses killed or disabled 10.
See more on the history of the Stuart Horse Artillery in the Civil War.