Marietta in Washington County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Colonel Jesse Hildebrand
After Shiloh, the77th, riddled by losses, was assigned prison guard duty at Alton, IL. There, Hildebrand died of pneumonia on April 18, 1863. Before the war he was active in the community operating a livery and stagecoach service and served as Sheriff in 1850-52. He was an early member of I.O.O.F. Lodge #67 and served as its Secretary. Upon his death the Lodge adopted this resolution: “That by the death of Brother Hildebrand the Lodge mourns the loss of one who was devoted and
Erected by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #67, the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley, and the Marietta Community Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
Location. 39° 24.705′ N, 81° 27.199′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Monroe Street, on the left when traveling north on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Front Street, Marietta OH 45750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Forty-Eight Pioneers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marietta’s Historic Corner (about 500 feet away); Shipbuilding (about 600 feet away); The Public Landing (about 600 feet away); Lafayette (about 600 feet away); Boiler Point (about 600 feet away); S. Durward Hoag (about 600 feet away); The Ohio River’s Wild Side (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 28, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.