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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chambliss's Brigade

Stuart's Cavalry Division

 

—Army of Northern Virginia —

 
Chambliss's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. Chambliss's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.A.
Army of Northern Virginia
Stuart's Cavalry Division
Chambliss's Brigade

2nd North Carolina
and
9th, 10th, 13th Virginia Cavalry


July 3 The Brigade reached here about noon and took an active part in the fight until it ended. Some of the men serving as sharpshooters in the vicinity of the Rummel Barn but most of the Command participating in the charges made by the Cavalry during the afternoon. It left the field after nightfall.

Losses Killed 6 Wounded 41 Missing 25 Total 74
 
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 50.015′ N, 77° 10.325′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Cavalry Field Road (Confederate Cavalry Avenue), on the right when traveling north. 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. Captain Thomas E. Jackson's Battery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jenkins's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Cavalry Division
Chambliss's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
2. Chambliss's Brigade Marker
(about 800 feet away); McGregor's Battery - Beckham's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hampton's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Breathed's Battery - Beckham's Battalion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Horse Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stuart Strikes the Rear (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Additional comments.
1. Chambliss' Brigade
Col. John R. Chambliss was standing in for the wounded Brig. Gen. W.H.F. (Rooney) Lee, who had been wounded at the Battle of Brandy Station earlier in June.
    — Submitted July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Chambliss's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
3. Chambliss's Brigade Marker
Chambliss' Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
4. Chambliss' Brigade Tablet
Chambliss's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
5. Chambliss's Brigade Marker
South End of Cress Ridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
6. South End of Cress Ridge
Looking from the tablet location to the southeast. Chambliss's Brigade operated in the fields around the Rummel Farm, in the foreground here, during the early phases of the Cavalry action.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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