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

4th Ohio Infantry

1st Brigade, 3rd Division

 

2nd Corps

 
4th Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 4th Ohio Infantry Monument
The monument was constructed of zinc or "white bronze" and is one of few monuments constructed of that material at Gettysburg.
Inscription. (Front):
4th Ohio
Infantry.
1st Brigade,
3rd Division,
2nd Corps.

Carroll's Brigade.
Ohio's Tribute.

(Left):
On the evening
of
July 2, 1863.
Carroll's Brigade
was sent from its
position with the 2nd
Corps to re-enforce
this position of the
line, and this monument
marks the position
where, as part of that
brigade, the 4th Ohio
Infantry at that time
participated in repelling
an attack of the enemy.

Carroll's Brigade.

Companies A & B, from Mt. Vernon,
Knox County.
Companies C & I, from Delaware,
Delaware County.
Companies D & G, from Kenton,
Hardin County.

(Right):
Gettysburg
July 2 and 3, 1863.
Killed.
Capt. Samuel J. Shoub, C I
Lieut. Addison H. Edgar, Co. G
Corp. John
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Front of Monument
Debolt, Co. B
Private James W. Harl, Co. A
Private William Bain, Co. G
Private George H. Martin, Co. G
Private Asa O. Davis, Co. G
Private David W. Collins, Co. G
Private Andrew Myers, Co. G
Private Simon Rollenson, Co. I
Private Jacob Sheak, Co. I
Private Henry C. Stark, Co. I

Wounded.
Capt. Peter Grubb, Co. G
Sergt. M.V.B. Longworth, Co. G
Corp. Lyman S. Ensign, Co. F
Private Wm. D. Breyfogle, Co. C
Private Samuel Wells, Co. C
Private Finley Bain, Co. C
Private James Holloway, Co. D
Private Reason Gillmore, Co. G
Private Michael Hermann, Co. G
Private Henry P. Pfeiffer, Co. G
Private Wm. Shinderwolf, Co. G
Private George W. Wilcox, Co. G
Private John Winstead, Co. I
Private Jacob Boyer, Co. K
Private Joseph Short, Co. K


Carroll's Brigade.

Companies H & K, from Marion,
Marion
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
County.
Company E, from Wooster,
Wayne County.
Company F, from Canton,
Stark County.

(Back):
Principal
Engagements.
Rich Mountain
Romney
Blue's Gap
Winchester
Front Royal
Harrison's Landing
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Bristoe Station
Robertson's Tavern
Mine Run
Morton's Ford
Wilderness
Laurel Hill
Spottsylvania
Ny River
North Anna River
Totopotomoy
Cold Harbor

Carroll's Brigade.

Organized for three months' service
at Columbus, Ohio, April 21, 1861.
Reorganized for three years' service
at Camp Dennison, Ohio, June 5, 1861.
Mustered out at expiration of term
of service June 22, 1864.

 
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
 
Location. 39° 49.257′ 
Left Base of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Left Base of Monument
N, 77° 13.724′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on East Cemetery 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. Artillery Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery L, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker);
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Right Side of Monument
14th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (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. 4th Ohio Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. East Cemetery Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 4th Ohio Infantry Monument SIRIS Entry. (Submitted on March 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Base of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Right Base of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. Back of Monument
Back Base of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
8. Back Base of Monument
4th Ohio Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
9. 4th Ohio Infantry Position
Flank markers stand on the left and right of this photo (nearly on the Baltimore Pike).
Flank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
10. Flank Marker
Like the monument, the flank markers are made of zinc.
 
 
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