Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery

Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery (HM761)

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

N 39° 50.515', W 77° 14.033'

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Dilger's Battery

— 11th Corps —

Battery I,
First Ohio
Light Artillery
Artillery Brigade
Eleventh Corps
Capt. Hubert
July 1,2 & 3,

Eidus Et Audax
Erected by the State of Ohio

This Battery
Captain Huber Dilger Commanding
marched with the 11th Corps
from Emmittsburg to Gettysburg
July 1. At once upon arriving it
advanced rapidly to the Carlisle
Road and having taken position
near this spot, immediately
engaged the enemy.
See left panel

Reenforced by Wheeler's
New York Battery Capt-
ain Dilger advanced twice
from this position. Retired
with the 11th Corps, but halted
and again engaged the enemy
before crossing the bridge into
the town. During the remainder of
the battle the Battery held the
extreme right of Maj. Osborn's
line on Cemetery Hill.
Loss 13 wounded.

(Back):Principal Engagements
Bull Pasture Mountains, Strassburg, Cross Keys, Cedar Mountain, Freeman's Ford, Warrenton, Sulphur Springs, Groveton, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wauhatchie, Mission Ridge, Buzzard Roust, Resaca, New Hope Church, Kenesaw Mountain, Narietta, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta.
HM NumberHM761
Year Placed1887
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308868 N 4412599
Decimal Degrees39.84191667, -77.23388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.515', W 77° 14.033'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 30.90" N, 77° 14' 1.98" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2699-2781 Howard Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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