J. David Petruzzi giving a field tour to members of the Gettysburg Discussion Group in 2010. The site is a few miles west of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania along Rt. 30 (the historical Cashtown Pike). On June 23, 1863 - about a week prior to the famous battle - a small group of Confederate cavalrymen were ambushed by local citizens. One of the troopers, a member of the 14th Virginia Cavalry, was mortally wounded. The man in the white hat to the right of J.D. is Gettysburg citizen Dean Shultz, a well-known expert on the battle and an authority on the area in and around Gettysburg.