6th Pennsylvania Cavalry"Rush's Lancers"
Organized: Philadelphia; mustered in 10/31/1861
Col. Richard H. Rush
LCol. C. Ross Smith
|Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:|
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #91: Third Brigade, Cavalry Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #21: Cavalry Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #121: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Division - Pleasonton's Cavalry Division
Brigade - 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division
In the Antietam Campaign:
Companies Companies B, G, and I were on the Maryland Campaign with General Pleasonton. Col Rush was in command of the Brigade.
More on the Web:
See Eric J. Wittenberg's excellent "Rush's Lancers" site
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