The 11th Ohio Battery

The 11th Ohio Battery (HMYX8)

Location: Iuka, MS 38852 Tishomingo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 47.852', W 88° 12.458'

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During the battle of Iuka on Sept. 19, 1862, the 11th Ohio battery repulsed four Confederate assaults before finally being overrun by the 3rd Texas Cavalry. 3rd Louisiana Infantry and the Texas Legion. Of the fifty-four cannoneers in the battery, forty-six were killed or wounded in the action, and more than 100 men from both sides were killed in the struggle for the battery. The losses of the 11th Ohio at Iuka were the greatest of any light artillery battery in a single battle during the Civil War.
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HM NumberHMYX8
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 389527 N 3851255
Decimal Degrees34.79753333, -88.20763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 47.852', W 88° 12.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 47' 51.12" N, 88° 12' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1400-1498 Heritage Dr, Iuka MS 38852, US
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