Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War
Confederate Headquarters

Jones' Artillery Battalion

Early's Division, Second Army Corps

 

The monument to Jones' Artillery Battalion of the Army of Northern Virginia is north of Gettysburg on Jones Battalion Avenue. The battalion was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieutenant Colonel Hillary P. Jones.

 

 

From the monument:

C. S. A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Early's Division
Jones's Artillery Battalion
Carrington's Tanner's Green's Garber's Batteries

Two 10 Pounder Parrotts
Six 3 Inch
Eight Napoleons

 

July 1. Arrived on the field with Early's Division about 2.45 P. M. Moved into battery 400 yards east of this position opened an effective enfilading fire on infantry retiring from Seminary Ridge. Ceased firing as the Confederate infantry advanced.

 

July 2. The Battalion remained in the same position. Not actively engaged.

 

July 3. Occupied same position. Not actively engaged.

Jones' Artillery Battalion, Early's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg
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