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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

25th and 75th Ohio Infantry

2nd Brigade 1st Division 11th Corps

 
 
25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
25th and 75th
Ohio Infantry
2nd Brigade 1st Division 11th Corps
This monument marks the left flank of
the 25th and the right flank of the 75th
Ohio Infantry, July 1, 1863.
This memorial is erected by the State of Ohio

(Back):Arriving at Gettysburg from Emmittsburg July 1, 1863, the 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry advanced beyond the town and under a heavy cannonade took position here, supporting Battery G, 4th U.S. Artillery. During July 2, and 3, they held an advanced line on East Cemetery Hill. And early July 4, led the advance into the town.


(Left):
Gettysburg July 1,2,3, 1863.
25th Ohio Infantry
Engaged 220.
Killed 16, Wounded 96, Missing 71.
Total loss 180.

75th Ohio Infantry
Engaged 269.
Killed or mortally wounded 38.
Additional wounded 62, Missing 86.
Total loss 180.

(Right):
25th Ohio Infantry
Organized for 3 years in June 1861
Reenlisted for 3 years in Jan 1, 1864.
Mustered out June 18, 1866.

75th Ohio Infantry
Organized for 3 years Nov. 7, 1861
Mustered out and battalion organized
Jan. 17, 1865. Battalion mustered out
July 27, 1865.

 
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
 
Location.
Front Face image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Face
39° 50.719′ N, 77° 13.6′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue mile north of Old Harrisburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in a hairpin turn along Howard Avenue, at Barlow Knoll in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Channing Barlow (a few steps from this marker); Union Collapse at Barlow Knoll (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Connecticut Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 153d Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 25 and 75th Ohio at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 25th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Web site detailing the regimental muster rolls and providing some writings of members of the unit. (Submitted on September 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Back Face image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Back Face
 

2. 25th Ohio Infantry. The 25th served a considerable time after the war occupying South Carolina during reconstruction. (Submitted on September 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 75th Ohio Infantry. When reenlistment came up, a significant portion of the regiment was mustered out. The remainder was formed into a battalion, which served to the end of the war. (Submitted on September 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Left Side
Right Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Right Side
25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Positions image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
6. 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Positions
Looking up hill from the west side of Barlow Knoll at the monuments at the crest of the hill. According to the monument text, the juncture of the 25th and 75th Ohio was at the monument itself, just to the left of the row of stones.
25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Positions image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
7. 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Positions
Looking down hill at the monument. Some sources post the two regiments further forward, on the front slope of the hill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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