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

First Brigade

Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps

 

— Army of the Potomac —

 
First Brigade, Horse Artillery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. First Brigade, Horse Artillery Tablet
At the top of the tablet are the crossed sabers of the cavalry.
Inscription.  
Army of the Potomac
Cavalry Corps Horse Artillery
First Brigade

Capt. James M. Robertson

9th Michigan Battery
Capt. Jabez J. Daniels
July 3d Engaged on Cemetery Ridge south of Pleasonton Avenue subject to the orders of Major Gen. J. Newton.

6th New York Battery
Capt. Joseph W. Martin
In reserve.

2d U.S. Batteries B and L
Lieut. Edward Heaton
In reserve

2d U.S. Battery M
Lieut A.C.M. Pennington Jr.
July 3d With the Cavalry on the right

4th U.S. Battery E
Lieut. Samuel S. Elder
July 3d With First Brigade Third Division on the left.

Casualties. Killed 2 men. Wounded 1 officer 5 men. Total 8.
 
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.47′ N, 77° 13.868′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Pleasonton Avenue, on the right when
First Brigade Tablet along Pleasonton Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. First Brigade Tablet along Pleasonton Avenue
The tablet for Batteries B & L, 2nd U.S. Artillery stands just past the First Brigade, Horse Artillery Tablet.
traveling west. Located near the service building for 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. Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 1st Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Sixth Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Hummelbaugh Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Reserve (within shouting distance of this marker); Companies A and C, 1st Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st West Virginia Cavalry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Battalion of Engineers (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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