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5th United States, Battery (D)
Army USA
Corps 5
Division 3
Brigade Artillery
Commander Lieut. Charles E. Hazlett (k)
Location Little Round Top summit
Six Rifled 10 Pounders
Lieut. Charles E. Hazlett Commanding

July 2. Marched to the left of the Union line about 4.30 P. M. and in rear of Brig. General J. Barnes' First Division Fifth Corps. Immediately upon taking position here at 5.45 opened fire upon the Confederates who were engaging the Division. The Battery kept up a continuous fire until after dark. Lieut. Hazlett was mortally wounded and the command devolved upon Lieut. Benjamin F. Rittenhouse.

July 3. Remained in position and in the afternoon did effective service on the lines of infantry engaged in Longstreet's assault.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer and 6 Men Wounded 6 Men

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