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Straban Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

10th New York Cavalry

 
 
10th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
Inscription.  
(Front):
10th New York
Cavalry

2rd. Brig. 2nd. Div.
Cavalry Corps
July 2nd. 1863 3 to 8 P.M.
(Back):
Casualties
Killed 2. Wounded 4.
Missing 3.
Total Loss 9.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 49.35′ N, 77° 11.421′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Straban Township. Marker is on Hanover Road (Pennsylvania Route 116) 0.4 miles east of U.S. 15, on the right when traveling west. 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 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Second Cavalry Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Daniel Lady Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); CSA Field Hospital (approx. one mile away); Civil War Memorial
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(approx. one mile away); Jenkins's Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Third Brigade (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battery M, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Braving the Firestorm (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 10th New York Cavalry. Regimental History. The 10th was posted to Gettysburg in 1862 for training and garrison duties. So the men were probably rather familiar with the ground the battle was fought over in 1863. (Submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. A Brief History of the 10th New York Cavalry. by Ken Morris. (Submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 10th New York Cavalry -"Porter Guard". "The Civil War in the East" unit history. (Submitted on May 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Front Inscription
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Monument Sculpture image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
4. Monument Sculpture
The monument is topped by a bronze horse head and the seal of the State of New York.
10th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
5. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
10th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
6. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
10th New York Cavalry Monument<br>Looking West Along Hanover Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
7. 10th New York Cavalry Monument
Looking West Along Hanover Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,013 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6, 7. submitted on December 3, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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