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

7th Ohio Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

12th Corps

 
7th Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 7th Ohio Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
7th Ohio
Infantry
1st Brigade 2d Division
12th Corps
July 1, 2, 3 1863

(Left):
Dulce et Decorum est
Pro Patria Mori
7th Ohio Infantry
————
Arrived near Little Round Top evening of July 1 on July 2, held positions on Culp's Hill from morning until 6 p.m. then moved with Brigade to support the left. Returned at midnight to Culp's Hill and remained there until the close of the battle.

(Back):
7th Ohio Infantry
————
Mustered in for
3 months April 30, 1861
Mustered in for
3 years June 21, 1861
Mustered out in June 1864

(Right):
Ohio honors her brave
sons
7th Ohio Infantry
————
served with the national
armies in Virginia and the
Antietam and Gettysburg
Campaigns. Was transferred in
September 1863 to the Army
of the Cumberland and served
with that Army until
June 1864.

 
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
 
Location. 39° 49.038′ N, 77° 
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front Inscription
13.178′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Slocum Avenue and Williams Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Slocum Avenue. Click for map. Located between the lower and upper crest of Culp's Hill 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. 14th [Brooklyn] Infantry, N.Y.S.M. [84th. N.Y. Volunteers] (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); John White Geary (within shouting distance of this marker); 137th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23d Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 67th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 109th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 7th Ohio Infantry.
State Seal Disk on Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. State Seal Disk on Front
A 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment resource site. (Submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Left Side Inscription
The Latin at the top is from Horace's Odes and translates, "It is sweet and fitting to die for one's country."
Back Inscription and "Rooster" Disk image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Back Inscription and "Rooster" Disk
The unit was nicknamed the "Rooster" Regiment.
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
6. Right Side Inscription
Left Flank Marker for the 7th O,V.I. image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
7. Left Flank Marker for the 7th O,V.I.
Looking from the left flank marker toward the monument. Most of July 2nd the regiment remained in reserve on the west side of Culp's Hill. On the 3rd the regiment was employed against the Confederates in front of Culp's Hill. The position markers likely indicate locations held later on July 3rd.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 17 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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