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By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
South Cavalry Field
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry 1st Brigade 3d Division Cavalry Corps
(front):18th Pennsylvania Cavalry 1st Brigade 3d Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac (rear): The regiment participated in the cavalry fights at Hanover June 30th and Hunterstown July 2nd 1863. On July 3d occupied this position . . . — Map (db m14969) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry
Position Occupied by Detachments of the 1st. & 2d. Regiments United States Cavalry During July 3d. 1863 — Map (db m13449) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 1st & 2nd Regiments United States Cavalry
Position Occupied by Detachments of the 1st. & 2d. Regiments United States Cavalry During July 3d. 1863. — Map (db m15000) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 5th New York Cavalry 1st Brigade, 3rd Division Cavalry Corps
(Front):5th N.Y. Cavalry 1st Brig. 3rd Div. Cavalry Corps (Back): July 3rd 1863 this regiment under command of Maj. John Hammond here supported Battery E, 4th U.S. Horse Artillery, Lieut. S.S. Elder losing 6 men. This regiment, June . . . — Map (db m32708) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry
(Front Top):6th. Penna. Cavly. Lancers Reserve Brigade 1st Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac (Front Base):Gettysburg July 3, 1863. Number engaged 365 Killed 3. Wounded 7. Missing 2. (Right Base): Mustered in Oct. 31st. . . . — Map (db m13447) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery E, Fourth U.S. Artillery First Brigade Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps First Brigade Horse Artillery Battery E Fourth U.S. Artillery Four 3 inch Rifles Lieut. Samuel S. Elder commanding July 3 Arrived on the field and took position on a hill southwest of Round Top and engaged under . . . — Map (db m15518) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery K, First U.S. Artillery Second Brigade - Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Second Brigade Horse Artillery Battery K First U.S. Artillery Six 3 inch Rifles Captain William M. Graham commanding July 3 Arrived on the field and took position on the left with Cavalry and engaged during the . . . — Map (db m13446) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Farnsworth's Cavalry Charge July 3, 1863 - Third Day
"...each man felt, as he tightened his saber belt, that he was summoned to ride to death." Capt. H.C. Parsons, U.S.A. 1st Vermont Cavalry, Farnsworth's Brigade One of the last, and most futile, engagements at Gettysburg occurred here at the end of . . . — Map (db m15521) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Fifth U.S. Cavalry Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Reserve Brigade First Division Fifth U.S. Cavalry Captain Julius W. Mason Commanding Detachment at Headquarters Army of the PotomacJuly 3 Moved with the Brigade at 12. M under Brig. General W. Merritt from . . . — Map (db m15001) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Brigade Third Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Third Division First Brigade Brig. Gen. Elon J. Farnsworth Col. Nathaniel P. Richmond 5th. New York 18th. Pennsylvania 1st. Vermont 1st. (10 Cos.) West Virginia Cavalry June 30 Arrived at Hanover about noon and . . . — Map (db m15519) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Regiment Vermont Cavalry First Brigade, Third Division Cavalry Corps
(Front):First Regiment Vermont Cavalry, First Brig. Third Div. Cavalry Corps. In the Gettysburg Campaign this regiment fought Stuart's Cavalry at Hanover, Pa. June 30, and at Hunterstown July 2; and on this field July 3, led by Gen. Elon J. . . . — Map (db m15512) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First U.S. Cavalry Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Reserve Brigade First Division First U.S. Cavalry Captain Robert S. C. Lord commanding Detachment at Headquarters Army of the Potomac July 3 Moved with the Brigade at 12 m under Brig. General W. Merritt from . . . — Map (db m13417) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Reserve Brigade First Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps First Division Reserve Brigade Brig. Gen. Wesley Merritt 6th Pennsylvania 1st. 2d. 5th. 6th. United States Cavalry July 1 Engaged in picketing and patrolling the roads through the mountains detachments scouting . . . — Map (db m13416) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second U.S. Cavalry Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Reserve Brigade First Division Second U.S. Cavalry Captain Theo. F. Rodenbough commanding Detachment at Headquarters Army of the Potomac July 3 Moved with the Brigade at 12 m. under Brig General W. Merritt from . . . — Map (db m13443) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Sixth U.S. Cavalry Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Reserve Brigade First Division Sixth U.S. Cavalry Major Samuel H. Starr Commanding Detachment at Headquarters Army of the Potomac July 3 Moved at 12 m. with the Brigade from Emmitsburg to attack the Confederate . . . — Map (db m13413) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — The Wounded and the Dead
"Every conceivable wound that iron and lead can make, blunt or sharp, bullet, ball and shell, piercing, bruising, tearing, was there...." 1lst Lt. Frank A. Haskell, U.S.A. Aide to Brig. Gen. John Gibbon In the three days at Gettysburg, 7,708 . . . — Map (db m15523) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Division Calvary Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Calvary Corps Third Division Brig. General Judson KilpatrickFirst Brigade Brigadier General Elon J. Farnsworth, Col. Nathaniel P. Richmond Second Brigade Brig. Gen. George A. Custer Headquarters Guard Co. C 1st Ohio Capt. S. . . . — Map (db m14943) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — William Wells Brevet Major General U.S. Volunteers 1837 - 1892
(Left):William Wells Brevet Major General U.S. Vols. 1837 - 1892 First Lieut. Co. E. 1st Vermont Cavalry Oct. 14 1861 Captain Co. C. Nov. 18 1861 Major Dec. 30 1862 Colonel July 2 1864 Brevet Brigadier General U.S. Vols. Feb. 22 1865 Brevet . . . — Map (db m15525) HM

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