8th Ohio Regiment

8th Ohio Regiment (HM34R)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.272', W 77° 44.385'

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(Front):
Ohio8th Regiment
Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Lieut. Col. Franklin Sawyer
1st Brigade Gen. Nathan Kimball
3rd Division Gen. W. H. French
2nd Corps, Gen. Edwin V. Sumner
Army of the Potomac

On this field Ohio's sons sacrificed
life and health for one country and one flag.


(Rear):
September 17, 1862 forded
Antietam Creek waist deep;
formed line of battle South
of the Roulette buildings,
in orchard, took crest of
hill at the point of the
bayonet; held position four
hours; supplies exhausted
ammunition and muskets
from dead and wounded;
charged "Bloody Lane"
captured about 300 prisoners;
number engaged 341;
Losses in killed and wounded
162.
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HM NumberHM34R
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Year Placed1903
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 11:14pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264324 N 4372651
Decimal Degrees39.47120000, -77.73975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.272', W 77° 44.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 16.32" N, 77° 44' 23.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18102-18150 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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