Union monuments at Gettysburg > Ohio 


The monument to the Sixth Ohio Cavalry Regiment is south of Gettysburg on Taneytown Road at the Hummelbaugh Farm (39.807846° N, 77.230599° W; Google map; Tour map: Pleasonton Avenue)

Monument to the 6th Ohio Cavalry at Gettysburg

The 6th Ohio Cavalry was commanded during the Gettysburg Campaign by Major William Stedman. It consisted of 391 men in ten companies (A-E, G-I, and K-L) and suffered no casualties in the battle. The regiment was not on the Gettysburg battlefield, being on detached duty guarding trains at Westminster.

From the front of the monument:

Sixth Ohio Cavalry
2 Brigade 2 Division Cavalry Corps

Erected by the State of Ohio

From the rear of the monument:

Sixth Ohio Cavalry
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Organized at Warren, Ohio 
Dec. 14, 1861
Served with the National Armies 
in Virginia under
Bayard, Buford, Pleasonton
Kilpatrick, Gregg, Smith
Crook and Sheridan.
Its Veteran Companies reenlisted January 1864.
Mustered out Aug. 7, 1865.

From the left side:

The Sixth Ohio Cavalry served during the Gettysburg Campaign  with Huey’s Brigade, taking part in several severe engagements.  During the battle of Gettysburg, it was on detached service with the brigade at Manchester, Md.

From the right side:

Principal engagements
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Cross Keys
Groveton
Kelly’s Ford, 1863
Stoneman’s Raid, 1863
Aldie
Upperville
Gettysburg Campaign
Mine Run
Auburn
Bristoe Station
Wilderness
Sheridan’s Raids, 1864
Cold Harbor
Malvern Hill, 1864
Mitchell’s Shop
Haws Shop
Boydton Plank Road
Dinwiddie C.H.
Sailor’s Creek
Appomattox C.H.

See more information about the 6th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War