The Armies at Gettysburg > The Army of the Potomac

Organization of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac during Battle of Gettysburg.

The Cavalry Corps had elements from 36 regiments and 9 artillery batteries at the Battle of Gettysburg, organized into 3 divisions of two or three brigades each and two artillery brigades.

Cavalry Corps (monument)
Major General Alfred Pleasonton
strength: 11,850 men, 52 guns
casualties: 85 killed, 325 wounded, 200 missing, 610 total

1st Division (monument)
Brigadier General John Buford (bio) (monument)
strength: 4,075 men
casualties: 22 killed, 88 wounded, 66 missing, 176 total

1st Brigade (monument)
Colonel William Gamble
strength: 1,600 men
casualties: 13 killed, 58 wounded, 28 missing, 99 total

8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Major John L. Beveridge

12th Illinois Cavalry, Companies E, F, H & I (monument)
Colonel George H. Chapman

3rd Indiana Cavalry, Companies A-F (monument)
Major William S. McClure

8th New York Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel William L. Markell

2nd Brigade (monument)
Colonel Thomas C. Devin
strength: 1,150 men
casualties: 2 killed, 3 wounded, 23 missing, 28 total

Headquarters escort
6th New York Cavalry, company L

6th New York Cavalry, Companies B, C, E, G, H & I (monument)
Major William E. Beardsley

9th New York Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Colonel William Sackett

17th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Colonel Josiah H. Kellogg

3rd West Virginia Cavalry, companies A & C (monument)
Captain Seymour B. Conger

Reserve Brigade (monument)
Brigadier General Wesley Merritt
strength: 1,320 men
casualties: 7 killed, 27 wounded, 15 missing, 49 total

6th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Major Henry C. Whehlan

1st United States Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Captain Richard S.C. Lord

2nd United States Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Captain Theopilus F. Rodenbaugh

5th United States Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Captain Julius W. Mason

6th United States Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Major Samuel H. Starr

2nd Division (monument)
Brigadier General David McM. Gregg
strength: 2,615 men, 2 guns
casualties: 6 killed, 38 wounded, 12 missing, 56 total

1st Brigade (monument)
Colonel John B. McIntosh
strength: 1,310 men
casualties: 26 wounded, 9 missing, 35 total

1st Maryland Cavalry Regiment (11 companies) (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel James M. Deems

Purnell Legion (Maryland), Company A (monument)
Captain Robert E. Duval

1st Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment (temporarily attached to 6th Corps)

1st New Jersey Cavalry Regiment
Major Myron H, Beaumont

1st Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (temporarily attached to Army Headquarters)

3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel Edward S. Jones

3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Battery H Section (monument)
Captain William Rank
2 3″ Ordnance Rifles

2nd Brigade (monument)
Colonel Pennock Huey
strength: 1,200 men
no casualties

2nd New York Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel Henry E. Davies

4th New York Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel Augustus Pruyn

6th Ohio Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Major William Stedman

8th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Captain William A. Corrie

3rd Brigade (monument)
Colonel J. Irvin Gregg
strength: 1,265 men
casualties: 6 killed, 12 wounded, 3 missing, 21 total

1st Maine Cavalry Regiment (11 companies) (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Smith

10th New York Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Major Matthew H. Avery

4th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel William E. Doster

16th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel John K. Robinson

3rd Division (monument)
Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick
strength: 3,900 men
casualties: 53 killed, 181 wounded, 121 missing, 355 total

1st Brigade (monument)
Brigadier General Elon Farnsworth (killed (July 3)
Colonel Nathaniel P. Richmond
strength: 1,925 men
casualties: 21 killed, 34 wounded, 43 missing, 98 total

5th New York Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Major John W. Hammond

18th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel William P. Brinton

1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Lieutenant Colonel Addison W. Preston

1st West Virginia Cavalry Regiment (10 companies) (monument)
Colonel Nathaniel P. Richmond (^ July 3)
Major Charles E. Capehart

2nd Brigade (monument)
Brigadier General George A. Custer
strength: 1,935 men
casualties: 32 killed, 147 wounded, 78 missing, 257 total

1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Colonel Charles H. Town

5th Michigan Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Colonel Russel A. Alger

6th Michigan Cavalry Regiment (monument)
Colonel George Grey

7th Michigan Cavalry Regiment (10 companies) (monument)
Colonel William D. Mann

1st Horse Artillery Brigade (monument)
Capt. James M. Robertson
strength: 490 men, 28 guns
casualties: 2 killed, 6 wounded, 0 missing, 8 total

9th Michigan Battery (monument)
Captain Jabez J. Daniels
4 3″ Ordnance Rifles

6th New York independent Battery (monument)
Captain Joseph W. Martin
6 3″ Ordnance Rifles

2nd United States Artillery, Batteries B&L (monument)
st Lieutenant Alexander C.M. Pennington, Jr.
6 3″ Ordnance Rifles

4th United States Artillery, Battery E (monument)
1st Lieutenant Samuel S. Elder
4 3″ Ordnance RIfles

2nd Horse Artillery Brigade (monument)
Capt. John C. Tidball
strength: 435 men, 22 guns (140 men and 6 guns of 3rd U.S. Battery C not present at Gettysburg)
casualties: 2 killed, 13 wounded, 0 missing, 15 total

1st United States Artillery, Batteries E & G (monument)
Captain Alanson M. Randol
4 3″ Ordnance Rifles

1st United States Artillery, Battery K (monument)
Captain William M. Graham, Jr.
6 3″ Ordnance Rifles

2nd United States Artillery, Battery A (monument)
2nd Lieutenant John H. Calef
6 3″ Ordnance Rifles

3rd United States Artillery, Battery C (not at Gettysburg – detached guarding trains)
1st Lieutenant William D. Fuller
6 3″ Ordnance Rifles