First New Jersey Cavalry

First New Jersey Cavalry (HM5ZN)

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

N 39° 49.723', W 77° 10.199'

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(Front or North Face):
Maj. Myron H. Beaumont.
1st Brigade,
2d Cavalry Division
July 3, 1863.
Erected by the
State of New Jersey

(Left or West Face):
Organized in
September 1861,
and served
to the end of
the war.
Participated in
97 engagements
Killed in action 79.
Died of wounds Etc.
170, Died, prisoners
of war, 34. Missing,
supposed dead, 12.

(Back or South Face):
Officers killed
in battle
during the war
Col. Hugh H. Janeway
Lt. Col. Virgil Broderick
Maj. John H. Shellmire
Maj. James H. Hart
Maj. John H. Lucas
Capt. Thomas R. Haines
Capt. Moses H. Malesbury
Lieut. Alexander Stewart
Lieut. Edward E. Jemison
Lieut. John W. Bellis
Lieut. Voorhees Dye
Lieut. Alanson Austin

(Right or East Face):
Fought here
July 3, 1863
both mounted and
dismounted. Holding
this position
several hours
assisted in repelling
the charges of the
enemy's cavalry.
HM NumberHM5ZN
Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New Jersey
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314300 N 4410999
Decimal Degrees39.82871667, -77.16998333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.723', W 77° 10.199'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 43.38" N, 77° 10' 11.94" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 698 Gregg Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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