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

10th New York Cavalry

 
 
10th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
Inscription.
(Front):
10th New York
Cavalry

2rd. Brig. 2nd. Div.
Cavalry Corps
July 2nd. 1863 3 to 8 P.M.
(Back):
Casualties
Killed 2. Wounded 4.
Missing 3.
Total Loss 9.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 49.35′ N, 77° 11.421′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hanover Road (Pennsylvania Route 116) 0.4 miles east of U.S. 15, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Second Cavalry Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Daniel Lady Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); CSA Field Hospital (approx. one mile away); Jenkins's Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Third Brigade (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battery M, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stuart Strikes the Rear (approx. 1.2 miles away); First New Jersey Cavalry (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Front Inscription

1. 10th New York Cavalry. Regimental History. The 10th was posted to Gettysburg in 1862 for training and garrison duties. So the men were probably rather familiar with the ground the battle was fought over in 1863. (Submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. A Brief History of the 10th New York Cavalry. by Ken Morris. (Submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Monument Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
4. Monument Sculpture
The monument is topped by a bronze horse head and the seal of the State of New York.
10th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
5. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
10th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
6. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
10th New York Cavalry Monument<br>Looking West Along Hanover Road image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
7. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
Looking West Along Hanover Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,760 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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