125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
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N 34° 54.526 W 085° 15.567
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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 2:21:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMDN33
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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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
4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.
September 19,

From the NRHP nomination form:

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

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:

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.

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My Sources
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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]

off of the trail (blue blaze) paralleling LaFayette Rd., north of Vinyard-Alexander Rd on the Chickamauga National Battle Field.

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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