Sixth Regiment U.S. Cavalry

Sixth Regiment U.S. Cavalry (HMHYN)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.715', W 77° 22.123'

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The Marshall and Culberson House
were the
temporary field hospitals of
the Regiment on July 3rd 1863
The Regiment commanded by Major S.H. Starr was sent to Fairfield to capture a Confederate wagon train, guarded by Jones' Brigade of Confederate cavalry consisting of the 6th, 7th & 11th Regt's Virginia Cavalry. Clue's Virginia Battery, and the 35th Virginia Battalion were met on this road & after a severe hand-to-hand fight were compelled to retire.

Brought into action 400.
Lost 242.
Erected by the survivors 1909.
Year Placed1909
Placed BySurvivors of the Sixth U.S. Cavalry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297291 N 4411416
Decimal Degrees39.82858333, -77.36871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.715', W 77° 22.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 42.90" N, 77° 22' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 932-1052 State Rte 3011, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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