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4th United States, Battery (B)
Army USA
Corps 1
Division 3
Brigade Artillery
Commander Lieut. James Stewart
Location East Cemetery Hill
Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. James Stewart Commanding

July 1. In position about 200 yards south of the Seminary until 3 P. M. when ordered to the support of Brig. General J. C. Robinson's Division First Corps and took position on Seminary Ridge one half of the Battery between Chambersburg Pike and the railroad cut. The other half north of the cut in the corner of the woods was actively engaged. The Battery afterwards retired with the troops to Cemetery Hill where it went into position on the Baltimore Pike opposite the Evergreen Cemetery commanding the approach from the town. Two guns on the Pike and two in the field two guns having been disabled.

July 2 & 3. Remained in this position.

Casualties Killed 2 Men Wounded 2 Officers and 29 Men Missing 3 Men

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