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Pennsylvania 6th Cavalry (Union)

Muster
  • Muster In Date:Oct 1, 1861
  • Muster Out Date:Jun 17, 1865
Other
  • Aliases:
    • 70th Volunteer Infantry, Pennsylvania
  • Leaders:
    • Jr.
    • Jr. Maj Henry C. Wheelan
    • Brigadier General Alfred Gibbs
    • Brigadier General Alfred Pleasonton
    • Brigadier General Alfred T. A. Torbert
    • Brigadier General George Sykes
    • Brigadier General John Buford
    • Brigadier General Philip St. George Cooke
    • Brigadier General Thomas Devin
    • Brigadier General Wesley Merritt
    • Brigadier General William H. Emory
    • Captain J. Hinckley Clark
    • Colonel Charles L. Leiper
    • Colonel Richard H. Rush
    • Lieutenant Colonel C. Ross Smith
    • Major Charles J. Whiting
    • Major James H. Haseltine
    • Major Robert Morris
Battles
Name
Start Date
End Date
Duration
Place
Hanover Court HouseMay 27, 1862May 27, 1862< 1 dayHanover County, Virginia
Trevilian StationJun 11, 1864Jun 12, 18641 day(s)Louisa County, Virginia
Brandy StationJun 9, 1863Jun 9, 1863< 1 dayCulpeper County, Virginia
GettysburgJul 1, 1863Jul 3, 18632 day(s)Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
AntietamSep 17, 1862Sep 17, 1862< 1 daySharpsburg, Maryland
Old ChurchMay 30, 1864May 30, 1864< 1 dayHanover County, Virginia
Dinwiddie Court HouseMar 31, 1865Mar 31, 1865< 1 dayDinwiddie County, Virginia
Seven PinesMay 31, 1862Jun 1, 18621 day(s)Henrico County, Virginia
Cold HarborMay 31, 1864Jun 12, 186412 day(s)Hanover County; near Mechanicsville, Virginia
Five ForksApr 1, 1865Apr 1, 1865< 1 dayFive Forks, Virginia
Spotsylvania Court HouseMay 8, 1864May 21, 186413 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Appomattox Court HouseApr 9, 1865Apr 9, 1865< 1 dayAppomattox Court House, Virginia
WildernessMay 5, 1864May 7, 18642 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
Gaines' MillJun 27, 1862Jun 27, 1862< 1 dayHanover County, Virginia
ChancellorsvilleApr 30, 1863May 6, 18636 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia

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