History The 16th Virginia Cavalry was present at Gettysburg. It was part of General Jenkins' Brigade that itself was part of General Jeb Stuart's Cavalry Division of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

The 16th Virginia Cavalry has its place in American history, perhaps a regrettable one, as the Confederate unit that caused the first Union casuality on Union soil - Corporal William Rihl.

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http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/getttour/anvorg.htm

http://www.greencastlepa.gov/borough-history

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