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

Sixth Ohio Cavalry

2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

—Cavalry Corps —

 
Sixth Ohio Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Sixth Ohio Cavalry Monument
At the peak of the monument is the symbol of the Cavalry Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
Sixth Ohio Cavalry
2 Brigade 2 Division Cavalry Corps
Erected by the State of Ohio

(Left):
The Sixth Ohio Cavalry
served during the Gettysburg Campaign with Huey's Brigade, taking part in several severe engagements. During the battle of Gettysburg it was on detached service with the Brigade at Manchester, Md.

(Back):
Sixth Ohio Cavalry
Organized at Warren, Ohio.
Dec. 14. 1861.
Served with the National Armies
in Virginia under
Bayard, Buford, Pleasanton,
Kilpatrick, Gregg, Smith,
Crook and Sheridan.
Its Veteran Companies reenlisted
January 1864.
Mustered out Aug 7. 1865.

(Right):
Principal Engagements:
Cross
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
Keys
Groveton
Kelly's Ford, 1863
Stoneman's Raid, 1863
Aldie
Upperville
Gettysburg Campaign
Mine Run
Auburn
Bristoe Station
Wilderness
Sheridan's Raids, 1864
Cold Harbor
Malvern Hill, 1864
Mitchell's Shop
Hawes Shop
Bodton Plank Road
Dinwiddie C.H.
Sailor's Creek
Appomattox C.H.

 
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
 
Location. 39° 48.47′ N, 77° 13.836′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Taneytown Road (Route 134) and Pleasonton Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Taneytown Road. Click for map. Located near the service building for Gettysburg
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Back of Monument
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. J. Hummelbaugh Farm (here, next to this marker); Artillery Reserve (a few steps from this marker); Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Companies A and C, 1st Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Corps Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st West Virginia Cavalry (about 300 feet away); United States Battalion of Engineers (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
 6th Ohio Cavalry. Short history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Sixth Ohio Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Kerr, September 29, 2012
5. Sixth Ohio Cavalry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on , by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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