65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
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Quick Description: This marker to the 65th 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: 12/1/2011 6:58:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMD7HE
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to the 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment , is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marks their position at 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 19, 1863 during the battle.



Text:
65th Regiment
Ohio Infantry
Harker’s
Brigade
5:00 P.M.
September 19
1863



From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1013(see note)
  LCS ID: 003092




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 on September 19, 1863, at 5:00 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



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.

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

Address:
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.


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Other (Please explain in the Private Message field)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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