Union Second Cavalry Division

Union Second Cavalry Division (HM61Z)

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

N 39° 49.293', W 77° 11.216'

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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 occupied the ground to the right, the 1st New Jersey Cavalry and Company A, Purnell (Maryland) Legion to the left, the 10th New York Cavalry and a section of Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery were in support.

On July 3, the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry of Gregg's Division was formed here in a skirmish line which connected on the left with infantry units on Wolf's Hill and on the right with Brig. Gen. George Custer's Cavalry Brigade.
HM NumberHM61Z
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 7:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 312830 N 4410239
Decimal Degrees39.82155000, -77.18693333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.293', W 77° 11.216'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 17.58" N, 77° 11' 12.96" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1185 Hoffman Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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