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11th Corps, Artillery Brigade
Army USA
Corps 11
Division 3
Brigade Artillery
Commander Maj. Thomas W. Osborn
Location West Howard Avenue, Gettysburg Plain
Major Thomas W. Osborn
1st New York Battery I Six 3 lnch Rifles
Capt. Michael Wiedrich
New York 13th Battery Four 3 Inch Rifles
Lieut. William Wheeler
1st Ohio Battery I Six 12 Pounders
Capt. Hubert Dilger
1st Ohio Battery K Four 12 Pounders
Capt. Lewis Heckman
4th U. S. Battery G Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. Bayard Wilkeson Lieut. Eugene A. Bancroft

July 1. Arrived with the Corps. All the batteries engaged except Battery I 1st New York on Cemetery Hill. The artillery retired and took position on Cemetery Hill west of the Baltimore Pike except Battery K 1st Ohio sent to the rear disabled and Battery 1 1st New York on East Cemetery Hill.

July 2. The Brigade was reinforced in the morning by five batteries from the Reserve Artillery

July 3. At 1 P. M. the Confederate artillery opened a terrific front and enfilading fire from the right followed by an infantry charge and on which the artillery of this command was concentrated with great effect. The Brigade lost one gun captured one gun disabled and two dismounted.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer 6 Men Wounded 3 Officers 50 Men Captured or Missing 9 Men Total 69 98 Horses Killed

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