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

3rd Indiana Cavalry

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

—Cavalry Corps —

 
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. 3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
July 1, 1863
3rd Ind. Cavalry
Col. Geo. H. Chapman Comdg.
1st Brigade. 1st Division
Cavalry Corps
Army of the Potomac.
3d Ind. Cav.

(Left):
Enrolled
July 25, 1861.
For three years
or during the war.
3d. Ind. Cav.
1st. Brigade

(Back):
Poolesville.
Middletown.
South Mountain.
Antietam.
Upperville.
Fredericksburg.
Beverly Ford.
Chancellorsville.
Stoneman's Raid.
Gettysburg.
3d. Ind. Cav.
1st. Division.

(Right):
Sheridan's Raid
on Richmond.
Wilderness.
White Oak Swamp.
Wilson's Raid.
Winchester.
Cedar Creek.
Five Forks.
Appomattox.
and many other
raids and skirmishes.
3d. Ind. Cav.
Cav. Corps.

 
Erected 1885 by State of Indiana.
 
Location. 39° 50.274′ N, 77° 14.872′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Reynolds Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map.
Front of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Front of Monument
Located north of the Second Railroad Cut 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. 147th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Trapped in the Cut (within shouting distance of this marker); Brevet Major General James Samuel Wadsworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 95th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Wisconsin Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Regiment New York State Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Railroad Cut. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 3rd Indiana Cavalry. Eight companies of the regiment served in the Eastern Theater, and saw action at Gettysburg.
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Six companies served in the Western Theater. (Submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
5. Right Side of Monument
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument<br>147th New York Infantry in Background Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
6. 3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument
147th New York Infantry in Background
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
7. 3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument
Looking from the abutment for the bridge over the railroad cut. The 3rd Indiana Cavalry and 147th New York Infantry Monuments are just south of the Gen. Wadsworth Monument.
3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
8. 3rd Indiana Cavalry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   8. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on July 17, 2016.
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