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

1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry

 
 
1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker
Inscription.  
Position Occupied
by
Detachments
of the
1st. & 2d. Regiments
United States Cavalry
During July 3d. 1863.

 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 46.745′ N, 77° 15.033′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located a short walk off Ridge Road along what once was Merritt Avenue. The avenue was removed by the park service and is maintained as a foot trail only. 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. Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 5th New York Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery E, Fourth U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Third Division (approx. 0.4 miles
1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry Marker
away); 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
The Marker at the end of the Foot Path image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. The Marker at the end of the Foot Path
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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