61st Ohio Infantry

61st Ohio Infantry (HM75Y)

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

N 39° 50.494', W 77° 14.041'

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1st Brigade, 3rd Division

— 11th Corps —

The 61st Ohio Infantry
On arriving from Emmittsburg about one o'clock p.m., July 1st 1863, was deployed as skirmish line in advance of its Brigade and moved towards Oak Hill. Later it supported as section of Dilger's Battery, and engaged the enemy on this ground. After an obstinate contest it withdrew with the 11th Corps to Cemetery Hill. On the evening of July 2d it moved to the assistance of the 12th Corps on Culp's Hill, and returning lay on Cemetery Hill during the remainder of the battle.
61st Ohio Infantry
1st Brigade
3rd Division 11th Corps
Erected by the State of Ohio

61st Ohio Infantry
Gettysburg July 1,2,3. 1863.
Present for duty 309
Killed 6
Wounded 36
Missing 12
Total Loss 54

Principal engagements
Freeman's Ford - Resaca
Warrenton Sulphur Springs - New Hope Church
Groveton - Culp's Farm
Chancellorsville - Peach Tree Creek
Gettysburg - Atlanta
Wauhatchie - Sandersville
Mission Ridge - Monteith Swamp
Relief of Knoxville - Savannah

The 61st Ohio Infantry
Was organized by companies
from various parts of Ohio
in April and May 1862.
It reenlisted as a
veteran regiment
from January to April 1864
was consolidated with the
82d Ohio Infantry
March 31, 1865,
and was mustered out
July 24, 1865.
HM NumberHM75Y
Year Placed1887
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 11:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308856 N 4412560
Decimal Degrees39.84156667, -77.23401667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.494', W 77° 14.041'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 29.64" N, 77° 14' 2.46" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 270-298 Howard Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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