Camp Noble

Camp Noble (HM2M5P)

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N 41° 7.23', W 83° 10.168'

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The Buckeye Vanguard

This is the site of Camp Noble, named for
Congressman Warren P. Noble, who obtained the
officer's commission for William H. Gibson as the
colonel of the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Companies of 100 began to arrive here August 12,
1861 from Crawford, Hancock, Putnam, Sandusky,
Seneca, and Wyandot Counties. On August 20,
they were mustered into Federal service as the
49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Nicknamed the
"Buckeye Vanguard" by Col. Gibson, training
continued until September 9, 1861, when the 49th was
ordered to Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, Ohio.

Departing Tiffin with 980 men, the 49th was
in the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Stone River
Liberty Gap, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Resaca,
Pickett's Mill, Columbia,
Kennesaw Mountain,
Franklin, Nashville, and duty in Texas. The 49th
returned to Tiffin December 31, 1865 with 201
men. A total of 1,552 names appeared on the rolls
of the 49th. Of the total, 206 men killed or
mortally wounded, 165 died of disease, 14 perished
in rebel captivity, and 616 discharged because of
Wounds or disease. The regiment traveled 4,600
miles during its service.
HM NumberHM2M5P
Year Placed2011
Placed ByRichard F. Mann Family, Seneca County Museum Foundation and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 317871 N 4554402
Decimal Degrees41.12050000, -83.16946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 7.23', W 83° 10.168'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 7' 13.8" N, 83° 10' 10.08" W
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