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Co. H. 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry

 
 
Co. H., 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Co. H., 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Marker
Inscription.  
Co. H
1st Penn'a
Cavalry
Arrived on field
with Sixth Corps
Headquarters
July 2, 1863
Killed - 1 man

Detached from
regiment since Feb.
1863 on special
assignment at
Headquarters of
Sixth Army Corps

Capt. Wm. S. Craft
Commanding

 
Erected 1996.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 47.848′ N, 77° 14.076′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sedgwick Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located on the south part of Cemetery Ridge in 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. First Division (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Fifth Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); 6th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker);
Co. H. Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Co. H. Position Marker
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37th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 10th Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Also see . . .  Roster of Company H, 1st Pennyslvania Volunteers. (Submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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