92nd Ohio Infantry Memorial - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.556 W 085° 15.424
16S E 659197 N 3866215
Quick Description: One of many Civil War memorials in this battlefield park. This one is dedicated to the 92nd Ohio Infantry.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2009 10:07:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM6TT9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
92nd Ohio Infantry
Turchin's Brigade, Reynold's Division, 14th Army Corps

The 92nd regiment, Col Benjamin D Fearing commanding, engaged the enemy Sept 19th 1863, from and after 3:00 pm, about 1200 yds east of the Poe House and near 4:30 pm assisted in the repulse of a Confederate Brigade. Sept 20th, the regiment held this postition throughout the battle. In withdrawing about 6:00 pm, it participated in charging the enemy's line near the Mc Donald House. Taking some prisoners, Col Fearing was wounded on the 19th after which the command devolved upon Lt Col Douglas Putnam. Loss, killed & wounded 68, captured or missing 17, total 93.
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Ninety-Second Ohio Volunteer infantry, 949 men, N. H. Van Vorhes colonel, organized at Marietta, Washington county, August-September, 1862; made two expeditions into Western Virginia before mustered in or uniformed; mustered October 1, 1862, ordered to the Kanawha valley October 7, serving the year out in Lightburn's Kanawha Division; January 7, 1863, ordered to Nashville, Tennessee; served in Tennessee and Georgia in 1863; February 22, 1864, entered upon the Georgia campaigns, assigned to First Brigade, Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps; crossed into South Carolina in February, 1865, and marched through that State and North Carolina; through Richmond to Washington in May, 1865, and there reviewed; mustered out at Washington, June 10, 1865, 488 men, Lieutenant Colonel John C. Morrow commanding.
From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty

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Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Ohio

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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