Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fifth U.S. Cavalry
Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
Reserve Brigade First Division
Fifth U.S. Cavalry
Captain Julius W. Mason Commanding
Detachment at Headquarters Army of the Potomac
Casualties Wounded 4 men. Missing 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 46.639′ N, 77° 15.23′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The tablet 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. 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein (approx. Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Battery K, First U.S. Artillery (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (approx. half a mile away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (approx. half a mile away); Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . South Cavalry Battlefield. A map and site photos from Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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