Confederate Artillery Batteries

The marker to the Staunton Artillery is north of Gettysburg on Jones Battalion Avenue. (Jones Avenue tour map) The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Asher W. Garber.

Marker to the Staunton Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia at GettysburgFrom the marker:

Army of Northern Virginia 
Ewell’s Corps Early’s Division
Jones’s Artillery Battalion Garber’s Battery
Staunton (Virginia) Artillery
Four Napoleons

July 1. Reached the field with Early’s Division and immediately went into battery near this position. Fired with effect on Howard’s 11th Corps and on infantry retiring from Seminary Ridge. Ceased firing as the Confederate infantry advanced.

July 2. Occupied the same position. Not engaged.

July 3. Remained in the same position. Not engaged.

Casualties Wounded 1

Ammunition expended 106 rounds.

See more on the history of the Staunton Artillery in the Civil War.