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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Oneida New York Cavalry

 
 
Oneida New York Cavalry Monument Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
1. Oneida New York Cavalry Monument Plaque
Inscription.
Oneida
New York Cavalry
General Meade's escort
and Headquarters'
orderlies and couriers
Army of the Potomac
July 2 and 3 1863

 
Erected 1904 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 48.874′ N, 77° 13.939′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Taneytown Road (State Highway 134) and Hunt Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on a walking trail extending between Cemetery Ridge and Meade's Headquarters, near the Leister House, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Headquarters of Major General George G. Meade (a few steps from this marker); Companies E and I (a few steps from this marker); Eighth U.S. Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 93rd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Lydia Leister Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Independent Battery, New York Artillery
State Seal Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
2. State Seal
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters of Brigadier General Henry Hunt (about 400 feet away); 2d Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Oneida Independent New York Cavalry. The company served through the war as the headquarters escort for the Army of the Potomac. (Submitted on December 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Oneida New York Cavalry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
3. Oneida New York Cavalry Monument
Oneida New York Cavalry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2010
4. Oneida New York Cavalry Marker
The Leister House Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
5. The Leister House
Meade's Headquarters during the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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