Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery

Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery (HM73S)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.211', W 77° 13.879'

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Artillery Brigade 11th Corps

Arriving about noon July 1, 1863,
this battery
Capt. Lewis Heckman Commanding
went into position here in reserve
when the 11th Corps began to retire,
it engaged the enemy with great gallantry.
After severe loss it was withdrawn.

2 killed. 11 wounded. 2 missing.

Battery K
First Ohio Light Artillery
was organized for 3 years under
Capt. Wm. L. DeBeck in the autumn of 1861.
Reenlisted for 3 years in February, 1864.
Mustered out July 12, 1865.

Principle Engagements:
Bull Pasture Mountain - Groveton
Cross Keys - Chancellorsville
Cedar Mountain - Gettysburg
Freeman's Ford - Wauhatchie
Warrenton Sulphur Springs - Lookout Mountain
Waterloo Bridge - Mission Ridge

(Side Inscriptions):
Capt. Wm. L. DeBeck
Oct 10, 1861 to May 11, 1863

Capt. Lewis Heckman
May 11, 1863 to July 12, 1865
HM NumberHM73S
Year Placed1887
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309074 N 4412031
Decimal Degrees39.83685000, -77.23131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.211', W 77° 13.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 12.66" N, 77° 13' 52.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 37-47 W Lincoln Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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