Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment
The 82d Ohio Infantry
Arriving from Emmittsburg at Noon July 1, 1863. Moved rapidly to the support of Dilger's Battery near the Carlisle Road. At 3 p.m. changed front to the right and advanced to a position 125 yards in front of this monument where exposed both front and flank to a severe fire. It engaged the enemy then approaching from York. After an obstinate struggle the regiment being outflanked on both sides, withdrew to Cemetery Hill where it remained until the close of the battle.
Gettysburg 1,2,3. 1863
Total Lost 20
Killed or Mortally
Additional wounded 71
Total lost 161.
(Right):82 Ohio Infantry
Mustered in for 3 yeasrs at Kenton Ohio Dec. 31, 1861. Reenlisted for 3 years as a Veteran Regiment at Chattanooga, Tenn. Jan. 1864. Was mustered out at Louisville,
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This Regiment Served in
Schenck's Brigade in the Mountain Department. Milroy's Brigade 1st Corps, Army of Virginia. Krzyzanowski's Brigade 11th Corps Army of the Potomac. Tyndale's Brigade 11th Corps Army of the Potomac. Robinson's Brigade 20th Corps Armies of the Cumberland and Georgia.
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
Location. 39° 50.596′ N, 77° 13.802′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue 0.1 miles east of Carlisle Road (Pennsylvania Highway 34), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 157th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); Eleventh Corps (about 500 feet away); 58th New York Infantry (about 600 feet away); Doles's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Short description of the regiment's service. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Blog entry discussing the monument and the regiment. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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