23rd Ohio Infantry

23rd Ohio Infantry (HM40I)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 27.02', W 77° 44.419'

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Inscription
(Front Inscription):
OHIO
23d Infantry
Commanded by
Major James M. Comly
Hugh Ewing's (1st) Brigade
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac


(Rear Inscription):
This Regiment with its Brigade crossed the Ford of Antietam Creek in the afternoon of Sept. 17, 1862, and held this position until the close of the battle.

Its loss was 8 men killed, 1 officer and 58 men wounded, 2 men missing, total 69.

Two of its members afterwards became President of the United States: Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.
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Details
HM NumberHM40I
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Year Placed1903
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 9:39pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264205 N 4370336
Decimal Degrees39.45033333, -77.74031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.02', W 77° 44.419'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 1.20" N, 77° 44' 25.14" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4835 Branch Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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