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4th Ohio Infantry Carroll's Brigade

Some of you may remember my post on Zinker Spotting a few months ago when we visited Gettysburg over the winter holidays and I found one erected by the state of Ohio right across from General Pickett’s Buffet. I found another one while we were on our vacation, also in memory of an Ohio regiment – the 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. This one even has a statue on top.

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This particular zinker sits on East Cemetery Hill in Gettysburg, across the street from Evergreen Cemetery. Once you know what a zinker looks like, it’s pretty unmistakeable that you’re looking at one.

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It looks like it’s weathered fairly well, and everything is quite readable, but you can see some cracks forming at the base.

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4th Ohio Infantry Carroll's Brigade (7)

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