Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery K, First U.S. Artillery
Second Brigade - Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
Second Brigade Horse Artillery
Battery K First U.S. Artillery
Six 3 inch Rifles
Captain William M. Graham commanding
July 3 Arrived on the field and took position on the left with Cavalry and engaged during the attack of Brig. General E. J. Farnsworth's and Brig. General W. Merritt's Brigades on the Confederate right.
Casualties killed 2 men, wounded 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 46.502′ N, 77° 15.797′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located on the South Cavalry Battlefield section of Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second U.S. Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Sixth U.S. Cavalry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First U.S. Cavalry Reserve Brigade (about 300 feet away); 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein (approx. half a mile away); Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . South Cavalry Battlefield. Civil War Album page with a map of the action in this sector of the battlefield, narrative of the action, and additional site photos. (Submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.