Standing closest to the entrance gate is the monument for one of the very first regiments that encountered Jubal Early's army. It is dedicated to the 25th New York Cavalry.
Having no need for their horses during the battle, the 25th New York Cavalry were sent out onto the battlefield in the unaccustomed role as infantrymen. The men of this regiment would be some of the first to fall during the battle, but not the last.
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