Confederate Headquarters Markers > Hill’s 3rd Corps

The monument to Pegram’s Artillery Battalion is southwest of Gettysburg on West Confederate Avenue. It was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Major William J. Pegram. (West Confederate Avenue – Pt. 2 tour map)

Monument to Pegram's Artillery Battalion of the Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg

From the monument:

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

Marye’s Crenshaw’s Zimmerman’s McGraw’s and Brander’s Batteries
Ten Napoleons
Four 10 Pounder Parrotts
Four 3 Inch Rifles
Two 12 Pounder Howitzers

July 1 – 3. The Battalion was actively engaged on each of the three days of the battle. The first cannonshot of the battle was fired by one of the batteries from a point near the south side of Chambersburg Pike on the ridge west of Herr’s Tavern.

July 4. About sunset withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses Killed 10 Wounded 37 Total 47

Ammunition expended 3800 rounds. Horses killed or disabled 38