King William (Virginia) Artillery (W. P. Carter's)
Capt. W. P. Carter
Oak Hill, northwest of Peace Memorial
ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA EWELL'S CORPS RODES' DIVISION T H. CARTER'S BATTALION W. P. CARTER'S BATTERY THE KING WILLIAM ARTILLERY Two 10 Pounder Parrotts Two Napoleons
July 1. Soon after arriving here it opened an enfilading fire on the Union forces near the Chambersburg Pike causing some to seek shelter in the railroad cuts. Their guns replied slowly but not without inflicting some losses on the Battery in its exposed position. Later in the day it moved to the foot of the ridge to aid Doles' Brigade in repelling the Eleventh Corps and rendered effective service. When the fight ended by the withdrawal of the First Corps it pursued the Union forces to the edge of the town.
July 2. In position but was not engaged.
July 3. The Parrott guns on Seminary Ridge near the railroad cut took part in the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.
July 4. After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.
link to our site! Be
one of the first to link directly to our monument database
or battlefield panoramas. We appreciate your links, and if
you advise of your link we would be happy to reciprocate by
placing your link in a targeted section of our website. For
more banners, visit our affiliates
page in the support section.
This is the first of
its kind on the web. Search for images and information
on any monument or marker on the Gettysburg battlefield.
You can search by monument type, regiment, state, unit
type, army, corps, division, brigade, or commander.
We want to make Virtual
Gettysburg a valuable tool in your classroom. We appreciate
hearing your success stories and suggestions. Here
are a few things we would like to know:
• How you are using Virtual Gettysburg in your
• How we can make Virtual Gettysburg work towards
meeting curriculum standards for your state or institution
• What supporting materials you would like to
• How we can improve our website for educational
To provide feedback, request materials, obtain more
information, or to schedule a demonstration. Thank