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West Confederate Avenue was built by the War Department in 1894. It is a continuation of Seminary Ridge Avenue south of where West Middle Street turns into Fairfield Road on the west side of Gettysburg. Part of the National Park Auto Tour, it is one way southbound after you pass the McMillan house.

The Avenue follows the crest of Seminary Ridge, the starting point for many of the Confederate infantry assaults on July 2 and 3, and the positiion of many Confederate artillery batteries.

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Tour map of West Confederate Avenue, part 1, on the Gettysburg battlefield

Confederate headquarters
Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets

Garnett’s Artillery Battalion, Heth’s Division, 3rd Corps
McIntosh’s Artillery Battalion, 3rd Corps Artillery Reserve

Confederate artillery markers
Danville Artillery

Donaldsonville Artillery
Hardaway Artillery
Huger Artillery
Johnson’s Battery
Lewis Artillery
2nd Richmond Howitzers
2nd Rockbridge Artillery
Salem Artillery

Union regimental monument
149th Pennsylvania

battlefield farms and buildings
McMillan House

Red Patch