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1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery (B)
Army USA
Corps 1
Division 3
Brigade Artillery
Commander Capt. James H. Cooper
Location South Hancock Avenue, Cemetery Ridge
Four 3 Inch Rifles
Captain James H. Cooper Commanding

July 3. Moved to this position from East Cemetery Hill at 3 P. M. during a heavy cannonade and opened fire upon a Confederate battery in front. In half an hour a line of Confederate infantry approached over the hill about 1000 yards distant. The Battery in connection with batteries in line fired case shot until the Confederates reached canister range a few charges of which compelled their retreat.

Casualties Killed 3 Men Wounded 1 Officer and 8 Men Total 12

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