12th Illinois Cavalry

12th Illinois Cavalry (HM9Z6)

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

N 39° 50.224', W 77° 14.913'

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1st Brigade, 1st Division

— Cavalry Corps —

(Front):
12th
Illinois Cavalry
1st Brig. 1st Div.
Cav. Corps.
First line of battle
July 1, 1863
held until relieved
by 1st Corps
—————
One squadron picketing
ridge east of Marsh Creek
met enemy's left advance
—————
Killed
Ferdinand Ushuer
Thos. G. Blanset
John Ellis
Gabriel B. Durham
Homer C. Stedman

(Back):
Regiment retired to
ridge on left rear,
with Brigade fought
dismounted, repulsing
attacks of the enemy.
Covered the withdrawal
of line to Cemetery Hill
and in the evening
took position on
left flank of the Army
———————
July 2, 1863
Buford's Division
retired toward Westminster
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HM NumberHM9Z6
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Year Placed1891
Placed ByState of Illinois
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307600 N 4412092
Decimal Degrees39.83706667, -77.24855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.224', W 77° 14.913'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 13.44" N, 77° 14' 54.78" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 128-130 Reynolds Ave N, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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