The monument to the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps is south of Gettysburg on Pleasonton Avenue. (Pleasonton Avenue tour map) The brigade played an important part in the campaign but was not at Gettysburg. Several units like this were given a place north of Pleasonton Avenue for their monuments.
From the monument
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.
Location of the monument
The monument is on the north side of Pleasonton Avenue at its intersection with Humphreys Avenue. It is just north of the State of Pennsylvania monument. (39°48’29.7″N 77°14’04.7″W)