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The monument to the Oneida New York Cavalry Company is south of Gettysburg on Taneytown Road near Meade’s Headquarters at the Leister house. (39.814593° N, 77.232312° W; Google map; Tour map: Taneytown Road) It was dedicated in 1904 by the State of New York.


The company was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Daniel P. Mann. It brought 49 men to the field and suffered no casualties.

The Oneida Cavalry served at the headquarters of every general commanding the Army of the Potomac throughout the Civil War.

From the monument:

New York Cavalry 

General Headquarters Escort
and Headquarters
orderlies and couriers
Army of the Potomac
July 2 and 3 1863.

Tablet from the front of the monument ti the Oneida New York Independent Cavalry Company

Tablet from the front of the monument

See more on the Oneida (New York) Independent Cavalry Company in the Civil War

The monument to the Oneida Cavalry is south of Gettysburg on the west side of Taneytown Road just north of the Leister House (Meade’s Headquarters). Location: 39.814593° N, 77.232312° W