Cavalry Division

Cavalry Division (HM60W)

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

N 39° 50.102', W 77° 10.206'

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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
Jenkins's Brigade Brig. Gen. A.G. Jenkins, Col. M.J. Ferguson
Jones's Brigade Brig. Gen. William E. Jones
W.H.F. Lee's Brigade Col. J.R. Chambliss, Jr.
Stuart's Horse Artillery Six Batteries Major R.F. Beckham


Robertson's and Jones's Brigades with 3 batteries detached and operating on right flank of the Army

July 1. The Division on the march from Dover to Carlisle received information that the Confederate Army was concentrating at Gettysburg

July 2. The advance near Gettysburg late in the afternoon engaged with Custer's Cavalry Brigade at Hunterstown on the left and rear of Early's Division

July 3. Pursuant to order the Cavalry Division of Four Brigades took position on the left in advance of Early on a ridge which controlled the open ground toward Hanover. Gregg's Union Cavalry was massed in full view. The sharpshooters were advanced and soon became engaged. The battle continued until near night being hotly contested. At night the Division withdrew to the York Road.

July 4. The Division was posted on the flanks and rear of the Army.

Casualties Killed 36 Wounded 140 Missing 64 Total 240
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HM NumberHM60W
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:17am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314307 N 4411701
Decimal Degrees39.83503333, -77.17010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.102', W 77° 10.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 6.12" N, 77° 10' 12.36" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-599 Confederate Cavalry Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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