Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sixth Ohio Cavalry
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division
— Cavalry Corps —
2 Brigade 2 Division Cavalry Corps
Erected by the State of Ohio
Organized at Warren, Ohio.
Dec. 14. 1861.
Served with the National Armies
in Virginia under
Bayard, Buford, Pleasanton,
Crook and Sheridan.
Its Veteran Companies reenlisted
Mustered out Aug 7. 1865.
Kelly's Ford, 1863
Stoneman's Raid, 1863
Sheridan's Raids, 1864
Malvern Hill, 1864
Bodton Plank Road
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Animals • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is December 14, 1861.
Location. 39° 48.47′ N, 77° 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. J. Hummelbaugh Farm (here, next to this marker); Artillery Reserve (a few steps from this marker); Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Companies A and C, 1st Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Corps Headquarters (about 300 1st West Virginia Cavalry (about 300 feet away); United States Battalion of Engineers (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 6th Ohio Cavalry. Short history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on September 30, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.