Accession Number : ADA195002

Title :   The Role of the Cavalry at Gettysburg June 30, 1863-July 3, 1863: A Guide to the Battlefield.

Descriptive Note : Study project,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Davenport, Peter M

PDF Url : ADA195002

Report Date : 18 Mar 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : This study examines in detail the role of the cavalry, both Union and Confederate, during the Battle of Gettysburg and provides a guide to the battlefield, starting with the engagement at Hanover on 30 June 1863 and ending at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863. Using excerpts from the Official Records and contemporary accounts, the study provides coverage of the engagements at Hanover, Carlisle, Buford's covering force on July 1, 1863, the movements of the Union cavalry on July 2, 1863 and the three battles on July 3, 1863, including the East Cavalry Field, Fairfield, and Farnsworth's charge.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER PROGRAM VERIFICATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, CONTROL, DATA REDUCTION, DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, DEBUGGING(COMPUTERS), DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, NETWORKS, SPECIFICATIONS, TOOLS, VALIDATION, CONFORMITY

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE