21st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
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N 34° 54.857 W 085° 15.858
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Quick Description: This marker to the 21st Ohio Infantry Regiment is located along a path in the wooded area behind the Brotherton Field on the east side of Lafayette Rd in the Chickamauga National Military Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2011 8:03:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMD84Q
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry , is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It indicates the regiment's position southwest of Brotherton Cabin from September 19, 1863, at 5:30 p.m. until September 20, 1863, at 9:00 a.m.



Text:

21st Regiment
Ohio Infantry
Sirwell’s Brigade
5:30 P.M.
September 19,
To 9:00 A.M.
September 20,
1863




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-976(see note)
  LCS ID: 003077




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
07/25/1986

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

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 regiment's position southwest of Brotherton Cabin from September 19, 1863, at 5:30 p.m. until September 20, 1863, at 9:00 a.m.



Material(s)   
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)

1. 
Superstructure
Granite
Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:   
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1894
AD
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1894

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

Rating (1-5):

Related Website: [Web Link]

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

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

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