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

Union headquarters
1st Volunteer Brigade Artillery Reserve

Union 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