Confederate Headquarters Markers > Hill’s 3rd Corps

The monument to McIntosh’s Artillery Battalion is on the west side of Gettysburg along West Confederate Avenue. (West Confederate Avenue – Pt. 1 tour map) The battalion was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Major David Gregg McIntosh, a South Carolina lawyer.

Monument to McIntosh's Artillery Battalion at Gettysburg

From the monument:

C. S. A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Hills Corps Artllery Reserve
McIntosh’s Battalion

Johnson’s Rice’s Hurt’s and Wallace’s Batteries
Six Napoleons Two Whitworths Eight 3 Inch Rifles

July 1 – 4. The Battalion was actively engaged on each of the three days of the battle and withdrew from the field under orders in the evening of the fourth day.

Losses 7 men killed 25 wounded of whom 16 were captured. 38 horses killed or disabled.

Major (later Lieutenant Colonel) David G. McIntosh

Major (later Lieutenant Colonel) David G. McIntosh