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

1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery H (Huntington's Battery)

3rd Volunteer Brigade

 

—Artillery Reserve —

 
Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Monument
Inscription.
(Front):
Huntington's Battery
H 1st Ohio Light Artillery
3rd Volunteer Brigade
Artillery Reserve
July 2d and 3d 1863.

Erected by the State of Ohio

(Back):
Battery H 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio,
November 7, 1861. Took part in 12 general
engagements and the siege of Petersburg.
was mustered out at Cleveland, Ohio.
June 14, 1865.

Loss at Gettysburg
2 Killed. 1 Mortally wounded. 4 Wounded.

 
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
 
Location. 39° 49.095′ N, 77° 13.891′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, near the south entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Light Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker);
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Back of Monument
The state seal appears on a disk at the top of this side of the monument.
1st New Hampshire Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Address Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Speech Memorial (about 300 feet away); Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. East Cemetery Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery. A page detailing some of this battery's history. (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lower Inscription on Back image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Lower Inscription on Back
Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Monument<br>Flanked by Artillery Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
4. Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Monument
Flanked by Artillery Cannon
Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Position
The battery occupied this section of Cemetery Hill, on what is today the National Cemetery. Flank markers on either side of the monument, one of which is seen to the right of this photo, indicate the general position of the battery. Two 3-inch Ordnance Rifles represent the battery at this position. The guns are registry numbers 277 and 615.
Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery<br>Left Flank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
6. Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Left Flank Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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