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Virtual Tour by Markers of the East Cavalry Battlefield at Gettysburg.
 
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By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 10th New York Cavalry
(Front): 10th New York Cavalry 2rd. Brig. 2nd. Div. Cavalry Corps July 2nd. 1863 3 to 8 P.M.(Back):Casualties Killed 2. Wounded 4. Missing 3. Total Loss 9. — Map (db m9469) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Position occupied on the afternoon of July 3rd 1863 16th Penna Cavalry 2nd Brigade 2nd Cavalry Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac — Map (db m9502) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 1st Regiment Maryland Cavalry
(Front Face): Maryland's Tribute to Her Loyal Sons Dedicated to the 1st Regt. MD. Cav. Lt. Col. James M. Deems 1st Brig. 2nd Div. Cavalry Corps Illegible inscription line July 3d, 1863 (Rear Face): Organized at Baltimore, . . . — Map (db m9173) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — A Violent Collision of Cavalry July 3, 1863 - Third Day
"So sudden and violent was the collision that many of the horses were turned end over end, and crushed their riders beneath them." Capt. William E. Miller, U.S.A. 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry On the afternoon of July 3, Confederate Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m65716) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery Four 12 pounders Captain Alanson M. Randol Commanding July 1 & 2 With First Brigade Second Cavalry Division. Not engaged. July 3 One section under Lieut. James Chester was . . . — Map (db m9148) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery Four 12 pounders Captain Alanson M. Randol Commanding July 1 & 2 With First Brigade Second Cavalry Division. Not engaged. July 3 One section under Lieut. James Chester was . . . — Map (db m9172) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery H, 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery
Battery H 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery 1st Brigade 2d Division Cavalry Corps Mounted as a battery of light artillery May 6 1863 Second Section Participated in the Battle Mustered in January 19 1863 Mustered out July 25, 1865 Temporarily . . . — Map (db m9471) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery M, Second U.S. Artillery First Brigade Horse Artillery Cavalry Corps
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps First Brigade Horse Artillery Battery M Second U.S. Artillery Six 3 inch rifles Lieut. A. C. M. Pennington Commanding July 2 Engaged with the Confederates at Hunterstown July 3 Engaged in Brig. General . . . — Map (db m9123) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Breathed's Battery - Beckham's Battalion Stuart's Horse Artillery Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Horse Artillery Beckham's Battalion Breathed's Battery Four 3 Inch Rifles July 3 The battery arrived here about 2 p.m. and took an active part in the fight until its ample supply of ammunition received in the . . . — Map (db m9456) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Captain Thomas E. Jackson's Battery Stuart's Horse Artillery Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Horse Artillery Captain Thomas E. Jackson's Battery Two 3 inch Rifles and two howitzers July 3 The Battery was attached to Jenkins's Cavalry Brigade and took part in the fight here on the right wing of the . . . — Map (db m41912) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Cavalry Division Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Cavalry Division Stuart's Division Major General J.E.B. Stuart Hampton's Brigade Brig. Gen. Wade Hampton, Col. L. S. Baker Robertson's Brigade Brig. Gen. Beverly H. Robertson Fitz Lee's Brigade Brig. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee . . . — Map (db m9425) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Chambliss's Brigade Stuart's Cavalry Division Army of Northern Virginia
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 . . . — Map (db m9422) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Co. A Purnell Legion Maryland Cavalry
(Front): Co. A. Purnell Legion Maryland Cavalry Maryland's Tribute to Her Loyal Sons (Around Base): 1st Brigade 2nd Division Cavalry Corps (Back):This detached company commanded by Capt. Robert E. Duvall. served in the . . . — Map (db m9325) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Brigade Second Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Second Division First Brigade Col. John B. McIntosh 1st Md. (11 Cos.) Purnell Legion, 1st Mass. Co. A. 1st New Jersey, 1st, 3rd Penna. Cavalry Section Battery H, 3rd. Penna. H. Artillery July 2 After an . . . — Map (db m9250) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First Maine Cavalry
(Front): This monument commemorates the services of the First Maine Cavalry on this battle-field, July 3, 1863 Col. C. H. Smith. Commanding. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps (Back): Middletown - Winchester Cedar Mountain - . . . — Map (db m9129) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — First New Jersey Cavalry
(Front or North Face):Maj. Myron H. Beaumont. 1st Brigade, 2d Cavalry Division ——— July 3, 1863. ——— Erected by the State of New Jersey 1888 (Left or West Face):Organized in September 1861, and . . . — Map (db m9379) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Fitzhugh Lee's Brigade Stuart's Cavalry Division Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Fitzhugh Lee's Brigade 1st. Maryland Battalion and 1st. 2nd. 3rd. 4th. 5th. Virginia Cavalry July 2 The Battalion being on duty with Ewell's Corps the Brigade brought only the five . . . — Map (db m9459) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Green's Battery - Jones's Battalion Early's Division - Ewell's Corps Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Ewell's Corps Early's Division Jones's Battalion Green's Battery Louisiana Guard Artillery Two 10 pounder Parrotts and two 3 inch rifles July 3 After taking part in the fighting on the previous two days at Gettysburg . . . — Map (db m9458) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Hampton's Brigade Stuart's Cavalry Division Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Hampton's Brigade 1st. North Carolina 1st. and 2nd. South Carolina Cavalry Jeff Davis (Miss.) and Cobb's and Phillips's (GA.) Legions July 2 Engaged in the evening with 3rd Division . . . — Map (db m9454) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Horse Artillery Stuart's Cavalry Division Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Horse Artillery Major R. F. Beckham Commanding Breathed's Virginia Battery Chew's Virginia Battery Griffin's Maryland Battery Hart's South Carolina Battery McGregor's Virginia Battery . . . — Map (db m9457) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Jenkins's Brigade Stuart's Cavalry Division Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Jenkins's Brigade 14th, 16th, 17th Virginia Cavalry 34th and 36th Virginia Cavalry Battalions July 3 The Brigade had been with Ewell's Corps but rejoined the Cavalry Division here on . . . — Map (db m9385) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — McGregor's Battery - Beckham's Battalion Stuart's Horse Artillery Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Horse Artilery Beckham's Battalion McGregor's Battery Two Napoleons and two 3 inch Rifles July 3 The Battery took an active part in the fight arriving about 2 p.m. and keeping up its fire until the ample supply . . . — Map (db m9426) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Michigan Cavalry Brigade 2nd Brig. 3rd Div. Cavalry Corps
(Left Face): This monument marks the field where the Michigan Cavalry Brigade under its gallant leader General George A. Custer rendered signal and distinguished service in assisting to defeat the further advance of a numerically . . . — Map (db m9328) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Brigade Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Horse Artillery Second Brigade Capt. John C. Tidball 1st U.S. Batteries E and G Capt. Alanson M. Randol July 2d and 3d with cavalry on right under Brig. Gen. D. McM. Gregg 1st U.S. Battery K Capt. William M. . . . — Map (db m9170) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Brigade Third Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Third Division Second Brigade Brig. Gen. George A. Custer 1st. 5th. 6th. 7th (10 cos.) Michigan Cavalry June 30 Skirmished with Major Gen. Stuart's Cavalry at Hanover supported Battery M 2d U.S. July 1 Not . . . — Map (db m9333) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Second Division The extreme right flank of the Army of the Potomac July 3, 1863. Held by Capt. James W. Walsh's Squadron 3d Pennsylvania Cavalry on the left of which to the west of the Low Dutch Road was posted . . . — Map (db m9119) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Second Division Brig. General David McM. Gregg First Brigade Col. John B. McIntosh Second Brigade Col Pennock Huey Third Brigade Col. J. Irvin Gregg July 2 Gen. Gregg with two Brigades left Hanover and took . . . — Map (db m9296) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Stuart Strikes the Rear July 3, 1863 - Third Day
I...hoped to effect a surprise on the enemy's rear...." Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, C.S.A. Commander, Confederate Cavalry Division On this high ground three miles east of Gettysburg, 6,300 Confederate cavalrymen under Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart . . . — Map (db m9382) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Brigade Second Division - Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps Second Division Third Brigade Col. J. Irvin Gregg 1st Maine (10 cos.) 10th New York 4th, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry July 2 Arrived and took position on Hanover Road 2 miles from Gettysburg in proximity to Lieut. . . . — Map (db m9124) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Pennsylvania Cavalry
(Around the Base): First Brigade Second Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac (Back Inscription):July 2nd 1863 Reached the field at noon from Hanover engaged dismounted a Confederate brigade of infantry on Brinkerhoff's Ridge from . . . — Map (db m9273) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Union Cavalry Gregg Cavalry Shaft
(East Face Inscription): This Shaft marks the field of the engagement between the Union Cavalry commanded by Brig. Gen. D. McM. Gregg and the Confederate Cavalry Commanded by Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart July 3d, 1863. (North Face . . . — Map (db m9268) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Union Second Cavalry Division
Units of the Union Second Cavalry Division, commanded by Brig. Gen. D.M. Gregg, were engaged here with a portion of the Confederate "Stonewall" Brigade, Johnston's Division, from about 6 to 10 p.m. on July 2, 1863. The 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry . . . — Map (db m9472) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hunterstown — Army of the Potomac July 2, 1863
Second, Fifth and Sixth Corps, Lockwood's Brigade from the Middle Department, First and Third Brigades Second Cavalry Division, Third Cavalry Division and the Artillery Reserve reached the field of Gettysburg. First and Second Brigades First Cavalry . . . — Map (db m9543) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hunterstown — Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer
(Front Plaque):"Wolverines" Three-fourths of a mile south of this site on the Hunterstown Road, newly appointed Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer led the Michigan Cavalry Brigade (1st, 5th, 6th, and 7th Regiments) in his first charge . . . — Map (db m10816) HM

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