124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Marker- Chickamauga National Battlefield
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
N 34° 55.802 W 085° 15.984
16S E 658336 N 3866655
Quick Description: This small granite obelisk marker for 124th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located on the ridge of Snodgrass Field in the Chickamauga National Battlefield, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2011 7:34:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMC66P
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 3

Long Description:
This small granite obelisk marks the position of the 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 124th OVI) on September 20, 1863, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM during the Battle of Chickamauga.

Marker text:

Ohio Infantry
4:00 P. M. to
6:00 P.M.
September 20,

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1035 (see note)
  LCS ID: 003097

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:

Short Significance Description:

Marker contributes to nat'l significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & related groups to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position on Harker Ridge on September 20, 1863, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Long Physical Description


Construction Period:
Physical Event
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My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. Wikipedia - 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 124th OVI)

Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1894

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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