Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fifth U.S. Cavalry
Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
Reserve Brigade First Division
Fifth U.S. Cavalry
Captain Julius W. Mason Commanding
Detachment at Headquarters Army of the Potomac
Casualties Wounded 4 men. Missing 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 46.639′ N, 77° 15.23′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The tablet is located a short walk off Ridge Road along what once was Merritt Avenue. The avenue was removed by the park service and is maintained as a foot trail only. 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. 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chaplain Samuel Henry Stein (approx. Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. half a mile away); Battery K, First U.S. Artillery (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (approx. half a mile away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (approx. half a mile away); Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . South Cavalry Battlefield. A map and site photos from Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, 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 January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.