Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
6th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Army of the
July 3, 1863.
Number engaged 365
Killed 3. Wounded 7. Missing 2.
(Right Base): Mustered in Oct. 31st. 1861.
(Left Base): Mustered out June 17th. 1865.
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 46.773′ N, 77° 15.643′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the South Cavalry Battlefield section of Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery K, First U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sixth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reserve Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); First U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fifth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monuments
Also see . . .
1. South Cavalry Battlefield. Civil War Album page with a map of the action in this sector of the battlefield, narrative of the action, and additional site photos. (Submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Rush's Lancers. Website detailing the history of the regiment. (Submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.