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4th United States, Battery (A)
Army USA
Corps 2
Division 3
Brigade Artillery
Commander Lieut. Alonzo H. Cushing (k)
Location Hancock Avenue, the Angle
Six 3 Inch Rifles

Lieut. Alonzo H. Cushing and Sergt. Frederick Fuger Commanding

July 2. Arrived and took position with the brigade of Brig. General A. S. Webb Second Division Second Corps and took part in the artillery engagements during the day.

July 3. Engaged in the repulse of Longstreet's assault and lost all its officers killed or wounded and all the guns but one and all its horses but three were disabled. Lieut. Cushing was killed while firing the last shot from the only effective gun. After the repulse of Longstreet's assault the Battery was withdrawn.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer and 5 Men Wounded 1 Officer and 31 Men

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