Second U.S. Cavalry

Second U.S. Cavalry (HM8PH)

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

N 39° 46.477', W 77° 15.795'

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Reserve Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Cavalry Corps
Reserve Brigade First Division
Second U.S. Cavalry

Captain Theo. F. Rodenbough commanding
Detachment at Headquarters Army of the Potomac

July 3 Moved with the Brigade at 12 m. under Brig General W. Merritt from Emmitsburg and attacked the Confederate right and rear and was engaged for four hours until the action was brought to a close by a heavy rain.

Casualties killed 3 men. Wounded 1 officer and 6 men. Missing 1 officer and 6 men.
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HM NumberHM8PH
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Year Placed1907
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306166 N 4405192
Decimal Degrees39.77461667, -77.26325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.477', W 77° 15.795'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 28.62" N, 77° 15' 47.70" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2266 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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