Battery I, First Ohio Artillery

Battery I, First Ohio Artillery (HMB0M)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.261', W 77° 13.79'

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Eleventh Corps

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Eleventh Corps
Battery I First Ohio Artillery

Six 12 pounders
Captain Hubert Dilger commanding

July 1 Arrived at Gettysburg before noon and went into position west of the Carlisle Road. Engaged with two Confederate batteries. A Confederate rifled battery having opened fire. Wheeler's Thirteenth New York battery was added to the command of Capt. Dilger and a fierce artillery duel ensued. About 4 p.m. retired to take position on Cemetery Hill. One section was posted on Baltimore street above the square in town to cover the retreating infantry until relieved by two pieces of battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery. At 5 p.m. took position in the Cemetery next to the Baltimore pike facing westerly. Remained there until the close of the battle. One gun disabled.

Casualties. Wounded 13 men.
28 horses killed.
HM NumberHMB0M
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309157 N 4410270
Decimal Degrees39.82101667, -77.22983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.261', W 77° 13.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 15.66" N, 77° 13' 47.40" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1700-1742 Soldiers’ National Cemetery, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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