(Front):21 Pa. Cav.
Brev. Brig. General
Wm. H. Boyd.
Raised the first company of cavalry for the war,
Co. C. 1st N.Y. [Lincoln] Cav. mustered July 19,
1861 promoted to col. 21st Pv. Cav. Aug. 20th 1863.
Discharged Nov. 4th for wound received at
Cold Harbor, Va. June 3rd 1864.
Born July 14th 1825.
Died Oct 7th 1887.
(Back):Erected to the memory
21st Pa. V. Cavalry
by the regimental association and friends.
Dedicated Oct. 4th, 1894.
Mustered June 23 1863. Remustered for 3 yrs.
Feb. 20th 1864. Mustered out July 8th 1865.
Participated in 28 engagements. Total
Near this spot on June 26th 1863 fell
Priv. Geo. M. Sandoe of Capt. Robert Bell's
Independent Cav. Co. of Adams Co. After-
wards Co. B. 21st P.V. Cav. He was the
first soldier killed on the battlefield of Gettysburg
Brevet Brig. General Oliver B. Knowles. Enlisted in the first Co. of Cav. for the war, Co. C 1st N.Y. [Lincoln] Cav. Mustered July 19, 1861. Promoted to Maj, 21st Pa. Cav. Mar. 1864 to Col. Nov. 1864, Discharged July 18, 1865. Born Jan. 3rd 1842. Died Dec. 5th 1866.
Lieut. Col. R. F. Moson
Major Robert Bell
Major Chas. F. Gillies
Major Rich'd Rykman
Capt. Wm. H. Boyd Co. E.
Lieut. James T. Long Co. A.
Sergt H. P. Bingham Co. B.
Hon. Thad. M. Mahon, Co. B.
John C. Lower Co. B