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At Gettysburg, the Cavalry Corps was still under Pleasanton's command, with Buford, Gregg and Kilpatrick as division-generals, and numbered 11,000 sabres and 27 guns.
Two brigades of horse artillery--Robertson's and Tidball's, 9 batteries — were attached to the corps previous to this campaign.
Cavalry fought with cavalry at Gettysburg, the fighting occurring mostly on the extreme right of the Union line.
Kilpatrick had a fight, also, on the left, in which General Farnsworth was killed.
The casualties in the Cavalry Corps at Gettysburg amounted to 90 killed, 352 wounded, and 199 captured or missing;
Not including loss of captured men (6th U. S. Cavalry) at Fairfield, Pa. total, 641, the heaviest loss falling on Custer's Michigan Brigade.
Buford's Division had the honor of opening this historic battle, his long skirmish-line of dismounted troopers holding the enemy at bay until the First Corps arrived on the field.
The Cavalry made some brilliant char