Hexamer's New Jersey Battery Monument

FIRST POSITION

Dedicated:
September 17, 1903

Location: Smoketown Road neat the intersection with Mumma Lane

Map Number: 35

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Hexamer's New Jersey Battery Monument - First Position
Hexamer's New Jersey Battery Monument - First Position

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Monument Text:
Hexamer's (New Jersey) Battery
September 17, 1862
From a position about 60 yards south of this point the battery, between 2 and 3 p.m. engaged and silenced the Confederate Artillery around the Dunker Church.

 

SECOND POSITION Dedicated: September 17, 1903

Location: North side of Bloody Lane near the Tower

Map Number: 59

 
Hexamer's New Jersey Battery Monument - Second Position
Hexamer's New Jersey Battery Monument -Second Position

NPS Photo

Monument Text:
Hexamer's (New Jersey) Battery
September 17, 1862
From 3:30 p.m. until near sunset this Battery from a point about 80 yards north of this, engaged the enemy around the Piper Buildings.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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