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The fact that there were over 45 Federal artillery pieces acting in direct support of the Sunken Road/Hornet's Nest is not really surprising (because that abundance of artillery is one of the factors that made the WHL Wallace-Prentiss-Hurlbut Line strong.) But the fact that only eleven of those guns were lost is truly amazing. Everyone is aware of the story of Myer's 13th Ohio battery: stampeded following a direct hit on their ammunition store, just as they were taking their position; and their two 6-pounder smoothbores and four James Rifles were eventually counted as lost. [Ohio Adj Gen Book