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

Robertson's Brigade

Stuart's Cavalry Division

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Robertson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 27, 2010
1. Robertson's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
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 picketed the left flank of the Army.

No report nor details of losses.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 50.711′ N, 77° 21.661′ W. Marker is in Orrtanna, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Carrolls Tract Road (County Route 3011) and Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Carrolls Tract Road. Click for map. Located in front of the Orrtanna United Methodist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Orrtanna PA 17353, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hugh Culbertson Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sixth Regiment U.S. Cavalry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jones's Brigade
Robertson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 27, 2010
2. Robertson's Brigade Tablet
In front of the Orrtanna United Methodist Church.
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of School House and Burial Ground (approx. 2.4 miles away); Roads West (approx. 2.7 miles away); Imboden's Brigade (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cashtown Inn (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Roberston's Cavalry Brigade during the Gettysburg Campaign.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,053 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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