Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—Gregg Cavalry Shaft —
marks the field of the engagement
commanded by Brig. Gen. D. McM. Gregg
Commanded by Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
July 3d, 1863.
(North Face Inscription):
2d Brigade 3d Cavalry Division
Brig. Gen. G. A. Custer.
1st Mich. Cavalry, Col. C. H. Town.
5th Mich. Cavalry, Col. R. A. Alger.
6th Mich Cavalry, Col. Geo. Gray.
7th Michigan Cavalry, Col. W. D. Mann.
Randol's Light Battery E, 1st U.S. Artillery
Pennington's Light Battery M, 2nd U.S. Artillery
2d Sec. Light Battery H, 3d Penna.
(South Face Inscription):
1st Brigade, 2d Cavalry Division
Col. J. B. McIntosh.
3d Penna. Cavalry, Lt. Col. E.S. Jones.
1st New Jersey Cavalry, Maj. M.R. Beaumont.
1st Maryland Cavalry, Lt. Col. J.M. Deems
3d Brigade, 2d Cavalry Division.
Col. J. Irvin Gregg.
16th Penna. Cavalry, Lt. Col. J.K. Robinson.
4th Penna. Cavalry, Lt. Col. W.E. Doster.
1st Maine Cavalry, Lt. Col. C. H. Smith.
10th New York Cavalry, Maj. M.H. Avery.
1st Mass Cavalry, Lt. Col. G. S. Curtis
Purnell Troop A, Md, Cavalry
Co., A 1st Ohio.
(West Face Inscription):
Hampton's Brigade, Brig. Gen. Wade Hampton.
Fitz Lee's Brigade, Brig. Gen. Fitz Hugh Lee.
Jenkins Brigade, Col. M. J. Furguson.
W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Col. J.R. Chambiss.
McGregor's Virginia Battery.
Breathed's Maryland Battery
Griffin's 2d Maryland Battery.
Location. 39° 49.584′ N, 77° 9.781′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Cavalry Field Road (Gregg Avenue), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the East Cavalry Battlefield section of the 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. Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Co. A Purnell Legion (about 400 feet away); 1st Regiment Maryland Cavalry (about 500 feet away); A Violent Collision of Cavalry (about 600 feet away); Second Brigade (about 600 feet away); Michigan Cavalry Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. East Cavalry Battlefield. National Park Service page. (Submitted on July 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Cavalry Field Monument. Blog posting by Jenny Goellnitz providing some background information on the monument. (Submitted on July 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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