Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Companies G and I, 4th Ohio Infantry
1st Brigade, 3d Division, 2d Corps
— July 2, 1863 —
4th Ohio Infantry,
3d Division, 2d Corps,
July 2, 1863.
At 3 p.m., July 2, 1863, while the regiment was lying on Cemetery Ridge, Companies G and I, 4th Ohio Infantry, detached under Captain Peter Grubb of Company G, advanced to this position, where, with severe loss, they engaged the enemy during the remainder of the day. Late in the evening they were withdrawn to the regiment on East Cemetery Hill.
In honor of her brave sons who fought here, the State of Ohio erects this memorial.
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 49.004′ N, 77° 14.178′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Steinwehr Avenue (Business U.S. 15) and Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Steinwehr AvenueTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Medal of Honor at Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Isolated and Advanced Position" of the 8th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Colt (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery I First U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away); 107th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); Grand Army of the Republic (about 500 feet away); Gettysburg National Military Park (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 4th Ohio Infantry at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 4th Ohio Infantry. Company G was known as the Kenton Rangers and hailed from Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio. Company I was known as the Olentangy Guards, and was raised from Delaware County, Ohio. (Submitted on October 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on October 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.