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Cavalry Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade
Army USA
Corps CAV
Division 3
Brigade 2
Commander Brig. Gen. George Armstrong Custer
Location Custer Avenue, East Cavalry Field
Brig. Gen. George A. Custer
1st 5th 6th 7th (10 Cos.) Michigan Cavalry

June 30. Skirmished with Major Gen. Stuart's Cavalry at Hanover. Supported Battery M 2D U. S.

July 1. Not engaged.

July 2. Engaged with Brig. Gen. Hampton's Brigade of Major Gen. Stuart's Cavalry at Hunterstown and with the aid of Battery M 2D U. S. forced it from the field. The 7th Michigan dismounted as skirmishers.

July 3. Marched to Two Taverns arriving at daylight and at 8 A. M. moved to the right under orders to report to Brig. Gen. D. McM. Gregg. Took position north of the Hanover road and West of the Low Dutch Road Second Division coming up and connecting on the left. Soon after noon was ordered to join the Division on the extreme left but about 2 P. M. Major Gen. Stuart's Division and Brig. Gen. Jenkins' Brigade of Cavalry having been discovered on the right and front Brig. Gen. Custer under orders from Brig. Gen. D. McM. Gregg turned back his Brigade and with First Brigade Second Division was immediately engaged with the Confederate forces which were repulsed and forced from the field. Late in the day moved to the extreme left and rejoined the Division.

Casualties Killed 1 Officer 31 Men Wounded 13 Officers 134 Men Captured or Missing 78 Men Total 257

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