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

Robertson's Brigade

Stuart's Cavalry Division

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Robertson's Brigde Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. Robertson's Brigde Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Stuart's Cavalry Division
Robertson's Brigade

4th. and 5th. North Carolina Cavalry

July 1 The Brigade crossed the Potomac at Williamsport, Md. and marched to Greencastle, Pa.

July 2 Marched from Greencastle Pa. to Chambersburg Pa.

July 3 Marched to Cashtown and in the direction of Fairfield guarding the flank of the army.

July 4 Held Jack's Mountain and picketted the left flank of the Army of Northern Virginia.

No report nor details of losses made.
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.632′ N, 77° 15.175′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Reynolds Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the start of the park tour route for the First Day Battlefield, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Imboden's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Jones's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 121st Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away);
Robertson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
2. Robertson's Brigade Marker
80th New York Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery A, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Artilery (approx. 0.4 miles away); 142d Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Watson's Battery - Dance's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson's Virginia Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Roberston's Cavalry Brigade during the Gettysburg Campaign.
 
Also see . . .  General Beverly Robertson. General Robertson had just organized and trained two large North Carolina Regiments before the Gettysburg campaign. His command was assigned duty covering the passes of over the Blue Ridge and guarding the rear of the Army. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Cavalry Tablets on Reynolds Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
3. Confederate Cavalry Tablets on Reynolds Avenue
The three tablets at the south end of Reynolds Avenue detail the activities of portions of Stuart's Cavalry Division which were either not present on the battlefield or not heavily engaged.
Robertson's Brigade Marker (Center) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
4. Robertson's Brigade Marker (Center)
General Beverly Robertson image. Click for full size.
5. General Beverly Robertson
Generals Robertson and Stuart quarreled on several occasions. However, at the time of the Gettysburg Campaign, Robertson was one of the veteran cavalry commanders in the Army of Northern Virginia.
(Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 1042, Call Number: LC-B813- 2009 A)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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