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16th Pennsylvania Cavalry

 
 
16th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
1. 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument
Inscription.  
Position occupied
on
the
afternoon
of July 3rd 1863

16th Penna Cavalry
2nd Brigade 2nd Cavalry Division
Cavalry Corps
Army of the Potomac

 
Erected 1884 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1781.
 
Location. 39° 49.052′ N, 77° 11.863′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Straban Township. Marker is on Highland Avenue, half a mile south of Hanover Road (Pennsylvania Route 116), on the right when traveling north. Located on what was the Deardorff Farm at the time of the battle. 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. 10th New York Cavalry (approx. half a mile away); Union Second Cavalry Division (approx. 0.6 miles away); Daniel Lady Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); CSA Field Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); 61st Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.9 miles
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away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.9 miles away); Third Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment. "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, July 24, 2008
2. Front Inscription
Pennsylvania Coat of Arms image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
3. Pennsylvania Coat of Arms
Right Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
4. Right Face of Monument
Left Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
5. Left Face of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
6. Back of Monument
Close up of the Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
7. Close up of the Statue
Depicting a trooper of the regiment at rest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,904 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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