8th Ohio Infantry

8th Ohio Infantry (HM7VI)

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

N 39° 48.964', W 77° 14.223'

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Inscription

Carroll's Brig. 3d Div. 2d Corps, July 2, 3, 1863.

— Ohio's Tribute —

(Front Inscription):
8th Ohio Infantry,
Carroll's Brig. 3d Div.
2d Corps.
July 2,3, 1863.

(Left Side Inscription):
The 8th Ohio Infantry under Lt. Col. Franklin Sawyer took this position at 4 p.m. July 2 after a brisk skirmish and held it July 2 and 3. During Longstreet's assault July 3 the regiment advanced and by left wheel attacked the enemy in flank, capturing three flags and numerous prisoners.

(Right Side Inscription):
8th Ohio Infantry
July 2, 3, 1863.
Engaged 209.
Killed 18.
Wounded 83.
Missing 1.
Total Loss 102.

(Back Inscription):
The 8th Ohio Infantry was organized for 3 months April 29 and for 3 years June 24, 1861. Took part in the Battles of Romney, Winchester 1862, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and many other important engagements. Was mustered out July 13 1864.
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HM NumberHM7VI
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Year Placed1887
Placed ByState of Ohio
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308525 N 4409736
Decimal Degrees39.81606667, -77.23705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.964', W 77° 14.223'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 57.84" N, 77° 14' 13.38" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 599 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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