55th Ohio Infantry

55th Ohio Infantry (HM7VJ)

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

N 39° 49.287', W 77° 13.975'

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2nd Brig, 2d Div, 11th Corps.

(Front):
55th
Ohio
Infantry
2d Brig. 2d Div. 11th Corps.
Erected by the State of Ohio.

(Left):
55th Ohio Infantry
Arrived at 2:20 pm. July 1, in
this position, which it held
throughout the battle.
With severe loss,
its skirmishers drove back
those of the enemy
and seized a barn between
the lines,
where 12 of its men were
surrounded and captured by
the enemy's main line.
Casualties
6 killed. 31 wounded.
12 missing.

(Right):
55th Oho Infantry
Organized for 3 years
at Norwalk, Ohio,
Autumn of 1861. Served in
the Mountain Department,
1st Corps, Army of Virginia,
and 11th Corps,
Army of the Potomac.
Was transferred in September,
1863, to Army of the
Cumberland.
Served in Grant's Chattanooga
Campaign
and with the 20th Corps in
Sherman's Georgia and Carolina
Campaigns.
Mustered out July 11, 1865.
Details
HM NumberHM7VJ
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Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:33pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308894 N 4410325
Decimal Degrees39.82145000, -77.23291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.287', W 77° 13.975'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 17.22" N, 77° 13' 58.50" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-729 S Washington St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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