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

1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry

 
 
1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
Position Occupied
by
Detachments
of the
1st. & 2d. Regiments
United States Cavalry
During July 3d. 1863.

 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 46.745′ N, 77° 15.033′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located a short walk off Ridge Road along what once was Merritt Avenue. The avenue was removed by the park service and is maintained as a foot trail only. 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. Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 5th New York Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery E, Fourth U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Third Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  South Cavalry Battlefield
1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker
. A map and site photos on Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Marker at the end of the Foot Path Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. The Marker at the end of the Foot Path
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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