Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
6th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Army of the
July 3, 1863.
Number engaged 365
Killed 3. Wounded 7. Missing 2.
(Right Base): Mustered in Oct. 31st. 1861.
(Left Base): Mustered out June 17th. 1865.
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1912.
Location. 39° 46.773′ N, 77° 15.643′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on 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. Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery K, First U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sixth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reserve Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); First U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monuments
Also see . . . Rush's Lancers. Website detailing the history of the regiment. (Submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.