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Cumberland Township near Gettysburg 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 —

 
 
Companies G and I, 4th Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2008
1. Companies G and I, 4th Ohio Infantry Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
Companies G and I,
4th Ohio Infantry,
1st Brigade,
3d Division, 2d Corps,
July 2, 1863.


(Left):
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 Late in the evening they were withdrawn to the regiment on East Cemetery Hill.

(Right):
In honor of her brave sons who fought here, the State of Ohio erects this memorial.

(Back):
Pro
Patria
Ohio

 
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1736.
 
Location. 39° 49.004′ N, 77° 14.178′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Marker is at the intersection of Steinwehr Avenue (Business U.S. 15) and Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling
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north on Steinwehr Avenue. Located at the northwest entrance to the Cemetery Hill section of the Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch 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. Holding Their Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Colt: The Tank Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg (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 Gettysburg.
 
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.) 
 
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2008
2. Front Inscription
"Ohio" appears at the base of the monument on all sides.
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2008
4. Right Side Inscription
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. Back of Monument
Companies G and I, 4th Ohio Infantry Marker and Deployment Lines image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2008
6. Companies G and I, 4th Ohio Infantry Marker and Deployment Lines
The flank marker stones indicate the frontage of the companies deployed here.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 41 times this year. 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.

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