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3rd United States, Battery (F and K)
Army USA
Corps RES
Division Artillery Reserve
Brigade 1
Commander Lieut. John G. Turnbull
Location East of Hancock Avenue, old Meade Avenue
Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. John C. Turnbull Commanding

July 1. Took position on crest of hill near General Meade's Headquarters.

July 2. Moved to a position at the right of a log house on the Emmitsburg Road with Brig. General A. A. Humphreys' Division Third Corps. Engaged July 2. In position on Cemetery Hill facing the Emmitsburg Road. Engaged July 2nd and 3rd. Lieut. Eakin severely wounded after his guns went into battery and the command devolved on Lieut. Philip D. Mason.

Casualties Killed 1 Man Wounded 1 Officer and 7 Men Missing 1 Man

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