Friday, June 20, 2008

78th Ohio

On front of monument:
Ohio 78th Infantry,
Commanded by Col. Mortimer D. Leggett,
Whittlesey's (3d) Brigade, L. Wallace's (3d) Division, Army of the Tennessee.

On back of monument:
This regiment was engaged north of Jones field at 8 a.m., April 7, 1862; was transferred to the right and was engaged here from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Present for duty, 635 officers and men. Its loss was 1 man killed; 9 wounded; total, 10.

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