8th New York Cavalry

8th New York Cavalry (HM9WA)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.012', W 77° 15.034'

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1st Brigade, 1st Division

— Cavalry Corps —

8th N.Y. Cavalry
1st Brigade, 1st Division,
Cavalry. Corps.

3 Killed,
10 Wounded,
21 Missing.
Pickets of this regiment were attacked about 6 a.m., July 1, 1863, by the advance skirmishers of Heth's Confederate Division, the Regiment engaged the enemy west of Seminary Ridge, with the Brigade stubbornly contesting the ground against great odds until, about 10:30 a.m., when it was relieved by the advance regiments of the 1st Corps.
HM NumberHM9WA
Year Placed1889
Placed ByState of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307417 N 4411704
Decimal Degrees39.83353333, -77.25056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.012', W 77° 15.034'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 0.72" N, 77° 15' 2.04" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50-70 Reynolds Ave S, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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