See my last link, here: his name is on the monument and a description of the action is also here:
Day 1: Frederick Usher would have died in paragraph one of this account, 3 miles west of Gettysburg in the area of McPherson’s Ridge by the farm of that name. He would have been one of the “pickets” waiting for the arrival of the Confederate troops to keep them at bay there: http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/getttour/day1.htm
So, you can at least know he died on McPherson’s Farm.
Checking next the above story in detail, on a very helpful page again at the Park Service for Gettysburg—Buford arrives with his “veteran cavalry” of which your Frederick Usher is one:
McPherson’s farm battle in detail—Frederick would have been shot in the action described in paragraph 1, where it mentions dismounted cavalry:
** Here is the monument at Gettysburg to the 12th Illinois Cavalry:
***Your Frederick is on the monument!
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