There are many artillery pieces located along Confederate Avenue. Some are easier to photograph than others due to parking spaces, and this photo of Patterson’s Battery was taken from the small road that passes in around Gen. Longstreet’s equestrian statue. Take note of the natural landscape and lack of modern ingenuity; just the way a battlefield should be. The only modern things seen here are the information plaque, a One Way sign, and a stretch of well-paved Confederate Avenue.
The second photo shows the informational plaque for Patterson’s Battery, which tells the story of this particular unit. The natural scenery in the background helps elevate this picture from commonplace to interesting.
PVT. RICHARDS S. COGDELL
Co. I, 38TH North Carolina Infantry
Died July 01, 1863 at age 22
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