Battery L, 1st Ohio Light Artillery

Battery L, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (HM9RF)

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

N 39° 47.615', W 77° 14.182'

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Artillery Brigade - Fifth Corps

(Front):
Captain F. C. Gibbs
Battery
L, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Artillery Brigade 5th Corps
Erected by the State of Ohio

(Back):
Battery L
1st Ohio Light Artillery
July 2. 3. 1863
Arriving on the field at 8 a.m. July 2, went into position under a brisk skirmish fire on the extreme right of Wolf Hill. Afterwards moved to north slope of Little Round Top, and there became hotly engaged with Longstreet's Corps then trying to turn the left. Held same position July 3.

This battery was recruited at Portsmouth Ohio, in the Autumn of 1861 by Captain L.N. Robinson. Was mustered out July 4. 1865. Took part in 12 important battles.
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HM NumberHM9RF
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Year Placed1887
Placed ByState of Ohio
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 12:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308521 N 4407239
Decimal Degrees39.79358333, -77.23636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.615', W 77° 14.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 36.90" N, 77° 14' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9-99 Sykes Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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