3rd West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry

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3rd West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry

Gettysburg Monument Replica

Signed and numbered edition of 1863

Gettysburg Monument Replica Collection, Monument. Cast in stone resin, complete with all engraved wording.

Sized at 6" X 3.5" X 7"

Crafted and Made in the United States

 

3rd West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry at Gettysburg

The monument to the 3rd West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment is west of Gettysburg on Buford Avenue. It was dedicated on 28 September, 1889 by the State of West Virginia.

The granite monument is 7′ 6″ tall. The front face has an inset archway and inscribed with text underneath the crossed sabers symbol

Two companies of the regiment, A and C, bringing 59 men to the field and losing four men missing. They were commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Captain Seymour B. Conger, The 3rd was part of Cavalry Corps, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade.