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Pvt Alfred G. Gardner

Pvt Alfred G. Gardner

Birth
Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 3 Jul 1863 (aged 41)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Rhode Island Plot, Section B, Site #3
Memorial ID 5903855 · View Source
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Killed while repulsing Pickett's Charge during the final day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Killed while trying to reload the "Gettysburg Gun" of Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery (Brown's Battery) along with Cpl. Henry H. Ballou and Pvt. William Jones. The barrel was dented by an enemy shell and the shell being loaded was lodged in the barrel.
The Gettysburg Gun is located in the State Capitol in Providence.

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ALFRED G. GARDNER.
BATTERY B.


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  • Created by: EFB III
  • Added: 29 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5903855
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Alfred G. Gardner (25 Dec 1821–3 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5903855, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by EFB III (contributor 46863003) .