Confederate Artillery Batteries

The marker for the Chesapeake (Maryland) Artillery is east of Gettysburg on Benner’s Hill. (Tour map: Benner’s Hill) The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Willaim D. Brown, who was mortally wounded on July 2nd.Marker for the Chesapeake (Maryland) Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg

From the marker:

Army of Northern Virginia 
Ewell’s Corps Johnson’s Division
Latimer’s Battalion Brown’s Battery
The Chesapeake Md. Artillery
Four 10 Pounder Parrotts

July 2. Took position here about 4 P. M. and was engaged for over two hours in a severe conflict with the Union batteries on East Cemetery Hill and Stevens Knoll. Capt. Brown being severely wounded one of his guns disabled and his ammunition almost exhausted the Battery was withdrawn by order of Gen. Johnson.

July 3. Remained in reserve and not engaged.

July 4. Withdrew from the field with the Battalion.

Losses Killed 4 Wounded 12 Horses killed 9.

Marker for the Chesapeake (Maryland) Battery of the Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg

The photo looks northwest. The hill on the left on the horizon is Oak Hill. It is on the other side of the city of Gettysburg, which is hidden behind the woods.