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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 Emmitsburg Road and Sickles Avenue
Six 12 Pounders
Lieut. John C. Turnbull

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

July 2. Moved to a position on the right of a log house on the Emmitsburg Road on the line held by Brig. General A. A. Humphreys's Second Division Third Corps and became immediately engaged but was compelled to retire with the loss of 45 horses and 4 guns which were soon afterwards recaptured.

July 3. Went into position on the crest of the hill at the left of the Evergreen Cemetery and near Army Headquarters and there remained until the close of the battle.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer and 8 Men Wounded 14 Men Missing 1 Man

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