5th New York Cavalry

5th New York Cavalry (HMLU8)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.993', W 77° 14.777'

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1st Brigade, 3rd Division

— Cavalry Corps —

5th N.Y. Cavalry
1st Brig.
3rd Div.
Cavalry Corps

July 3rd 1863 this regiment under command of Maj. John Hammond here supported Battery E, 4th U.S. Horse Artillery, Lieut. S.S. Elder losing 6 men.

This regiment, June 30th 1863 met, and repulsed a portion of Lee's cavalry, under the personal command of Gen. J.E.B. Stewart in the streets of Hanover, in a hand to hand fight, capturing Lieut. Col. Paine and 75 men, with a loss of 26 men killed and wounded.

July 2nd 1863 this regiment attacked Gen. Stewart's cavalry at Hunterstown and afterwards made a flank movement to this position.
HM NumberHMLU8
Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307643 N 4406110
Decimal Degrees39.78321667, -77.24628333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.993', W 77° 14.777'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 59.58" N, 77° 14' 46.62" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 182-198 Mountain Trail to Monuments, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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