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Sumter (Georgia) Artillery, Co. A (Ross')
Army CSA
Corps 3
Division 1
Brigade Artillery
Commander Capt. Hugh M. Ross
Location West Confederate Avenue, south of McMillan Woods
One Napoleon Three 10 Pounder Parrotts
One 3 Inch Navy Parrott One 12 Pounder Howitzer

July 2. Five of the guns were in position here and actively engaged under a heavy fire of artillery. The Howitzer was detached and served with Patterson's Battery south of Spangler's Woods.

July 3. Remained here and participated in all the operations of the artillery including the cannonade preceding Longstreet's assault.

July 4. Withdrew about sunset and began the march to Hagerstown.

Losses Killed 1 Wounded 7 Missing 2

Ammunition expended 506 rounds. Horses killed or disabled 9.

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