23rd Ohio Infantry Monument

Dedicated: 1903

Location: Branch Avenue

Map Number: 91

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23rd Ohio Infantry Monument
23rd Ohio Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
23d Infantry
Commanded by
Major James M. Comly
Hugh Ewing's (1st) Brigade
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac
This Regiment with its Brigade crossed the Ford of Antietam Creek in the afternoon of Sept. 17, 1862, and held this position until the close of the battle.

Its loss was 8 men killed, 1 officer and 58 men wounded, 2 men missing, total 69.

Two of its members afterwards became President of the United States: Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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