Third Pennsylvania Cavalry

Third Pennsylvania Cavalry (HM5WV)

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

N 39° 49.637', W 77° 9.754'

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(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 6 to 10 p.m.
July 3rd engaged mounted and
dismounted with the Confederate Cavalry
Division on this field from 2 p.m.
until evening portions of the regiment
advancing in a mounted charge
and driving the enemy beyond the Rummel
Farm buildings
HM NumberHM5WV
Year Placed1890
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314931 N 4410825
Decimal Degrees39.82728333, -77.16256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.637', W 77° 9.754'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 38.22" N, 77° 9' 45.24" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 67 Gregg Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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