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

82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment

 
 
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By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument
Inscription. (Front):
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.

(Left):
82 Ohio Infantry
Gettysburg 1,2,3. 1863
Engaged 258
Lost 181
Officers:
Engaged 22
Killed 4
Wounded 14
Missing 2
Total Lost 20

Enlisted men:
Engaged 236
Killed or Mortally
wounded 14
Additional wounded 71
Missing 76
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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By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Inscription
Ky. July 24, 1865.

(Back):Principal Engagements
Bull Pasture Mountain, Cross Keys, Cedar Mountain, Freeman's Ford, Waterloo Bridge, Groveton, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wauhatchie, Mission Ridge, Relief of Knoxville, Resaca, New Hope Church, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Sandersville, Monteith Swamp, Savannah, Averasboro, Bentonville

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
Left Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Left Inscription
At the top of this side of the monument is the abbreviation "11 Corps A.P." for XI Corps, Army of the Potomac.
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. 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.)
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By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Right Inscription
Atop this side of the monument is the abbreviation "20 Corps A.C." for XX Corps, Army of the Cumberland.
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Back Inscription
Brigades the 82nd Ohio Served Under - Back image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
6. Brigades the 82nd Ohio Served Under - Back
The monument lists the names of the various brigades in which it served along the base of the monument. On the back side are listed Schenck's Brigade of the Mountain Department and Milroy's Brigade of I Corps, Army of Virginia.
Brigades the 82nd Ohio Served Under - Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
7. Brigades the 82nd Ohio Served Under - Left Side
On the left are listed Krzyzanowski's Brigade and Tyndale's Brigade of the 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac.
Brigades the 82nd Ohio Served Under - Right Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
8. Brigades the 82nd Ohio Served Under - Right Side
On the right is listed Robinson's Brigade, of the 20th Corps, which was a formation within the Army of the Cumberland and later the Army of Georgia.
82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
9. 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument
Regiment's Position on July 2 and 3 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
10. Regiment's Position on July 2 and 3
Located in the National Cemetery on Cemetery Hill are flank markers for the 82nd Ohio's position on July 2 and 3. The left flank marker stone here in the foreground, just beside the cemetery walkway. The right flank marker stone is near the entrance gate to the cemetery, seen in the center distance, beside the interpretive marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,838 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   10. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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