ARMY OF THE POTOMAC CAVALRY CORPS FIRST BRIGADE HORSE ARTILLERY BATTERIES B & L SECOND ARTILLERY Six 3 Inch Rifles Lieut. Edward Heaton Commanding
July 2. Arrived near the battlefield at 5.30 A. M. and reported to Major General Alfred Pleasonton who ordered the Battery to be held in reserve until near dark when it was moved back two miles on the Baltimore Pike for the night.
July 3. Moved to the front and was ordered to the position occupied the day before but being subject to the severe artillery fire the Battery was ordered to retire out of range and there remained until the close of the battle.
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