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Volunteer Philadelphia Artillery battery, full of distinguished Philadelphians, goes into action at Carlisle

Captain Henry D. Landis and Lieutenant Samuel C. Perkins, First Philadelphia Artillery, "Landis' Battery"
07/01/1863
Captain Henry D. Landis' First Philadelphia Artillery was typical of the emergency units enlisted in the state during the Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania, although distinguished by its service and personnel.  Mustered into the Army just six days before it arrived to defend Carlisle against Confederate cavalry, it contained throughout its ranks the young heirs of some of the richest and influential families in Philadelphia. The 108-man battery engaged in counter fire from the town square during the engagement. The unit mustered out on July 30, 1863. (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
Thomas Hart, A Record of the Hart family of Philadelphia: with a genealogy of the family, from its first settlement in America ; augmented by notes of the collateral branches, 1735-1920 (Philadelphia, PA, Thomas Hart, 1920), 158-159.
Edward Longacre, The Cavalry at Gettysburg: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations during the Civil War's Pivotal Campaign, 9 June-14 July 1863 (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1993), 196.
George W. Wingate, History of the Twenty-Second Regiment of the National Guard of the State of New York ... (New York: Edwin W. Dayton, 1896), 160.