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4th United States,(K)
Army USA
Corps 3
Division 2
Brigade Artillery
Commander Lieut. Francis W. Seeley (w)
Location Emmitsburg Road, south of Klingel Farmhouse
Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. Francis W. Seeley Commanding

July 1. Arrived at night and encamped in a field south of the town between Emmitsburg and Taneytown Roads.

July 2. Went into position at 4 P. M. on the right of Smith's log house on Emmitsburg Road with Brig. General A. A. Humphreys's Division Third Corps and soon took position on the left of the log house and at the left of an apple orchard and opened fire on the Confederate infantry as it began to advance. Hotly engaged with the Confederate infantry and artillery in front and on the left until about 7 P. M. when forced to retire and took position on the line from Evergreen Cemetery to Little Round Top. Lieut. Seeley having been wounded the command devolved on Lieut. Robert James.

July 3. Remained in the positions of the previous night.

Casualties Killed 2 Men Wounded 1 Officer and 18 Men Missing 4 Men

Lost and Disabled 28 Horses

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