Camp Meigs

Camp Meigs (HM1JL4)

Location: Dover, OH 44622 Tuscarawas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 30.824', W 81° 28.322'

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Camp Meigs was established in 1861 at what later became the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. At this site, two regiments of Ohio Volunteer Infantry, the 51st and 80th, were mustered into the Union Army. The 51st OVI was organized in October 1861. Six of its ten companies were from Tuscarawas County and fought in the battles of Perryville, Stones River, Chickamuaga, Missionary Ridge, Kennesaw Mountain, and Nashville. The 80th OVI was organized in December 1861. Four of its ten companies were from Tuscarawas County and fought in the battles of Corinth, Vicksburg, Mission Ridge, and Bentonville.
HM NumberHM1JL4
Marker Number23-79
Year Placed2012
Placed By51st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Co. B., Inc. Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 16th, 2015 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 460010 N 4484886
Decimal Degrees40.51373333, -81.47203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.824', W 81° 28.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 49.44" N, 81° 28' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)330
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 272-284 S Tuscarawas Ave, Dover OH 44622, US
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