61st Ohio Infantry (Right on July 2)

The 61st Ohio Infantry served as a member of Schimmelfenning’s Brigade in Schurz’s Division, of the Eleventh Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a pair of position markers noting the location of the regiment on July 2 and 3.

61st Ohio Infantry Right Monument. Gettysburg December 2011

Dedicated: September 14, 1887.

Location: National Cemetery, north end. Along walking path.

Description: Denotes the right flank of the position of the regiment on July 2 and 3, 1863. Flanking markers are 1×2 foot.