Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry
1st. & 2d. Regiments
United States Cavalry
During July 3d. 1863.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 1862.
Location. 39° 46.745′ N, 77° 15.033′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial 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 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Longstreet Attacks (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.
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