49th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.858 W 085° 15.463
16S E 659128 N 3866773
Quick Description: This monument to the 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment Infantry Regiment Marker, is located on the east side Layfette Rd. in Kelly's Field.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/18/2011 11:22:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMD4NE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to the 49th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker, is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marks their position from 11:00 A.M. to %:30 P.M. on Sept. 20, 1863 during the battle.

49th Regiment
Ohio Infantry
11:00 A.M. to
5:30 P.M.
September 20,

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1003(see note)
  LCS ID: 003088

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.

Short Physical Description

A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks regiment's position on Kelly Field on September 20, 1863, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Structural Component(s)


Construction Period:
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer Occupation

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

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

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