Gettysburg National Military Park

Gregg Cavalry Shaft

Gregg Cavalry Shaft

Image 1: Gregg Cavalry Shaft. This monument is to the Union forces under Brig. Gen. David M. Gregg, 2nd Division commander in Alfred Pleasanton's cavalry corps and one of the Union's better cavalry commanders. The shaft sits in an area of the battlefield that saw the heaviest fighting on July 3, 1863.

3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument

Image 2: 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument. This monument is just to the east of the Gregg Cavalry Shaft. Captain William Miller's squad of the 3rd Pennsylvania launched their attack into the Confederate left flank from this position. This and the right flank attack forced the Confederates to withdraw.

These photographs were taken with a Nikon F-601 autofocus SLR, using a Nikkor 24mm - 50mm f2.8 wide angle zoom lens or with a Sigma 150mm - 300mm telephoto zoom lens. The images were captured on Kodak Gold 200 film.