Union Headquarters monuments > Cavalry Corps > 2nd Division

The monument to the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps is south of Gettysburg on Pleasonton Avenue just north of the State of Pennsylvania monument. (Google map;  Tour map: Pleasonton Avenue)

Monument to the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg


From the monument:

Army of the Potomac 
Cavalry Corps Second Division 
Second Brigade
Col. Pennock Huey
2d 4th New York 6th Ohio (10 Cos.)
8th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Participated in the Gettysburg Campaign with the Division until it arrived at Hanover Junction Pa.

June 30. The Commander of the Division ordered the Brigade to Manchester and all roads were held by pickets until the afternoon of the 3d.

July 3. Orders were received to go via Westminster to Emmitsburg to take possession of that place.

July 4. Moved to Westminster and received supplies and marched to Emmitsburg arriving at noon.

Pursuant to orders the Brigade joined Third Division Cavalry Corps.