125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 54.526 W 085° 15.567
16S E 659012 N 3864308
Quick Description: This marker to the 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located off of the trail (blue blaze) paralleling LaFayette Rd., north of Vinyard-Alexander Rd on the Chickamauga National Battle Field.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2012 2:33:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMDN36
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 3

Long Description:
This marker for the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 125thh OVI) is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marker the position of the 125th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on September 19, 1863. This is one of three markers to the 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment on the battlefield. The 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry was organized at Camp Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio and mustered into Federal service on October 6, 1862.



125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker


Text on the front of the monument:

125th Regiment
Ohio Infantry
Harker’s
Brigade
4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.
September 19,
1863




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1039(see note)
  LCS ID: 003098




Historical Significance:

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

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

The marker contributes to the national significance of the park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans 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 northeast of Viniard House on September 19, 1863, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.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
4. Wikipedia - 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Note
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

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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