18th Pennsylvania Cavalry

18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (HM9Q0)

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

N 39° 47.089', W 77° 14.967'

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1st Brigade 3d Division

— Cavalry Corps —

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18th Pennsylvania Cavalry
1st Brigade 3d Division
Cavalry Corps
Army of the Potomac

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The regiment participated in the cavalry fights at Hanover June 30th and Hunterstown July 2nd 1863. On July 3d occupied this position and in the afternoon charged with the brigade upon the enemy's infantry behind the stone wall to the north of this point on the outer edge of the woods.
Present at Gettysburg 599 officers and men>
Killed 2 men, wounded 4 men.
Captured or missing 8 men.
Mustered in August, December 1862. Consolidated with the 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry, July 24th 1865, forming the 3d Provisional Pennsylvania Cavalry, which was mustered out October 31st 1865.

Participated with the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah in 51 battles, and out of a total enrollment of 2020, lost in killed, died, wounded and prisoners 688, of whom 131 died in the hands of the enemy while prisoners of war.
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HM NumberHM9Q0
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307377 N 4406294
Decimal Degrees39.78481667, -77.24945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.089', W 77° 14.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 5.34" N, 77° 14' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 S Confederate Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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