13th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument - Chickamauga National Battlefield
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 54.928 W 085° 15.542
16S E 659037 N 3865051
Quick Description: This monument to the 13th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located along a hiking path in the Chickamauga NBP. This tail parallels and is east of Lafayette Rd. The monument is south of the Brotherton Rd. Access (N34 55.107 W85 15.486).
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2011 12:07:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMBKKB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This monument to the 13th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located along a hiking path in the Chickamauga National Battlefield. This tail parallels and is east of Lafayette Rd. The monument is south of the Brotherton Rd. Access (N34 55.107 W85 15.486 - near the 105th Ohio marker) and parking (N34 55.117 W85 15.334) are available on Broterton Rd.

This monument to the 13th Ohio Infantry Regiment is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863.

A line of soldiers fight in the woods. In the foreground one soldier lies on the ground, his cap is missing. A second soldier stands next to him, behind a tree, and fires toward the enemy. A third soldier is loading his rifle. Other soldiers can be seen in the background in various fighting positions. Behind the line, a soldier has grabbed the rains of a hoarse. The soldier on the horse is leaning backwards, is bearded, and has lost his cap.



Text on the front of the monument:

13th Ohio Infantry
Dick’s Brigade, Van Cleve’s Division
21st Army Corps.


Text on the rear of the monument:

This regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Elhannon M. Mast commanding, became heavily engaged in this position about 3:00 P.M. September 19th, 1863, about 4:30 P.M. being simultaneously assailed in front and on the right flank, it was forced to retire and rallied on the ridge west of the road. It was soon again forced to retire and reformed on hill west of the Crawfish Springs Road, Lieutenant Colonel Mast being killed in Major Snider wounded, the command devolved thereafter on Captain Cosgrove.

September 20th, 1863, about 12:00 M. the regiment was broken. About 100 men under Captain Cosgrove with the colors, afterward rallied in fought till the close of the battle, on the hill to the south-west of the Snodgrass House.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1894

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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