94th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument - Chickamauga National Military Park
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Quick Description: This monument to the 94th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located on the west side of Battleline Rd near tour stop 2 at the Chickamauga National Military Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2012 1:49:08 PM
Waymark Code: WME7JN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
This monument to the 94th Ohio Volunteer Infantry is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The regiment was organized organized at Camp Piqua near Piqua, Ohio and mustered in service on August 22, 1862. This is one of two marker to the 94th Ohio Infantry on the battlefield.






Text on the front of the marker

94th Ohio Infantry
1st Brigade, 1st Division
14th Army Corps.


Text on the rear of the marker

This regiment, Maj. Rue P. Hutchins commanding,
engaged the enemy with Gen’l Baird Division
Saturday morning Sept. 19th, 1863, advancing three-fourths
of a mile east from the Kelly House.
A counter attack of superior numbers caused
the division to retire on the line of Reed’s
Bridge Road. The regiment advanced again that
evening with Scribner’s and Starkweather’s
brigades in support of Gen. Johnson's division,
and became engaged with the enemy upon the
ground occupied in the morning.

During the battle of Sunday, Sept. 20th, 1863,
the regiment fought upon the ground mark
by this monument until ordered to retire with
the division to Rossville.

Present for duty September 18th, 1863 – 309.
Killed, wounded and captured Sept. 19th – 20th, 1863 – 46.
Organized at Piqua, Ohio, August 23 -- 24, 1862.
Term three years.



94th Ohio Infantry,
Commanded by Maj. Rue P. Hutchins.
   First Brigade - Col Benjamin F. Scribner.
   First Division. - Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird.
   XIV Army Corps - Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas.


From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1024
  LCS ID: 003043




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
11/24/1998

  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

This 6' x 3' x 13' monument features a 2-piece rock-faced base and vertically oriented, round-topped slab with a sculpted relief of a soldier in act of raising his rifle to firing position. Unit designation below relief.



Long Physical Description

Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield along Battleline Road, map site #56.



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

1. 
Superstructure
Granite
2. 
Superstructure
Bronze
3. 
Substructure
Limestone


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
 
 
E. F. Carr Co., Quincy, MA
Architect


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 94th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
4. CWBFM.org - 94th 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.

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:
on the west side of Battleline Rd near tour stop 2 at the Chickamauga National Military Park.


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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