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2nd US Horse Artillery, Battery (A)
Army USA
Corps CAV
Division Horse Artillery
Brigade 2
Commander Lieut. John H. Calef
Location Chambersburg Pike and Stone Avenue
Lieut. John H. Calef Commanding

June 30. Arrived in the evening from Emmitsburg and took position on the Chambersburg Pike.

July 1. Advanced with the First Division Cavalry Corps the right and left sections on the Chambersburg Pike. The centre section under Sergt. Chas. Percel posted here with the First Brigade First Division Cavalry Corps and assisted in repulsing an attack of the Confederate Infantry. This section having been withdrawn joined the Battery in the rear and again advanced with left section and relieved Battery B First Maine Artillery on Chambersburg Pike in the afternoon but was soon compelled by a front and enfilading fire to retire. Rejoined the Battery in position with the Cavalry on the left in front of Cemetery Ridge and remained during the night.

Casualties Wounded 12 Men

13 Horses Killed

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