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“Huntington’s Battery”

The monument to Battery H, First Ohio Light Artillery is southeast of Gettysburg in the south end of the National Cemetery. (39.81825° N, 77.2315° W; Gettysburg map; Tour map: National Cemetery)

Monument to Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery at Gettysburg

The battery was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieutenant George W. Norton. It brought 123 men to the field serving 6 Ordnance Rifles. Privates Henry Schram and Jacob Kirsh were killed, and Private John Edmunds was mortally wounded.

From the front of the monument:

Huntington’s Battery
H 1st Ohio Light Artillery
3rd Volunteer Brigade
Artillery Reserve

July 2d and 3d 1863.

Erected by the State of Ohio

Monument to Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery at Gettysburg

From the rear:

Battery H 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio,
November 7, 1861. Took part in 12 general
engagements and the siege of Petersburg.
was mustered out at Cleveland, Ohio.
June 14, 1865.

Loss at Gettysburg
2 Killed. 1 Mortally wounded. 4 Wounded
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