The marker for the Palmetto (South Carolina) Artillery is southwest of Gettysburg on South Confederate Avenue. (Tour map: South Confederate Avenue) The battery was commanded at Gettysburg by Captain Hugh R. Garden.
From the marker:
July 2. In reserve near here but not engaged.
July 3. In position here and actively engaged in firing upon the Union lines within range. About 5 pm. aided in repelling cavalry under Brig. Gen. Farnsworth which had charged into the valley between this point and Round Top.
July 4. Occupied position near by and west of this until 6 P. M. Then withdrew from the field.
Losses not reported in detail.