Tour the Gettysburg battlefield > NorthCentral SouthE. Cavalry Field


Just east of the angle of General Daniel Sickles’ Third Corps at The Peach Orchard the Union line desperately tried to hold back Longstreet’s attack. The field takes its name from Sickles’ Excelsior Brigade, five regiments that he recruited and organized earlier in the war.

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Tour map of Sickles Avenue at Excelsior Field on the Gettysburg battlefield

headquarters
1st Volunteer Brigade Artillery Reserve

regimental and battery monuments
5th Massachusetts Battery
 • 9th Massachusetts Battery • New Jersey Battery B • 7th New Jersey • New York Excelsior Brigade • 10th New York Battery • 15th New York Battery • 73rd New York • 139th Pennsylvania