Union Cavalry

Union Cavalry (HM5WQ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 49.584', W 77° 9.781'

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Inscription

— 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 Inscription):
Union Forces.
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.

Union Artillery
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):
Union Forces
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):
Confederate Forces
Cavalry
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.

Artillery
McGregor's Virginia Battery.
Breathed's Maryland Battery
Griffin's 2d Maryland Battery.
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Details
HM NumberHM5WQ
Tags
Year Placed1884
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314890 N 4410728
Decimal Degrees39.82640000, -77.16301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.584', W 77° 9.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 35.04" N, 77° 9' 46.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 Gregg Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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