19th Ohio Infantry Regiment Detachment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 55.650 W 085° 16.117
16S E 658139 N 3866371
Quick Description: This monument to the 19th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located on Snodgrass Hill, near Vittetoe Road. It marks their location on Sept 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2015 1:04:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMNR2F
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This monument to a Detachment of the 19th Ohio Infantry Regiment (US), is in recognition of their service during the during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. this is one of three monuments to the 19th Ohio Infantry Regiment on the battlefield.



Text

Detachment of
19th
Detachment
Ohio Infantry,
Genl. S. Beatty’s
Brigade.
1: P. M. to 7: P. M.
September 20,
1863.





From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-968(see note)
  LCS ID: 003069




Historical Significance:

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

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

Monument contributes to national significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & federal government to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks regiment's position on Snodgrass Hill on September 20, 1863, from 1:00 to 7:00 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
CE
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Civil War Battlefield Monuments - 19th Ohio Infantry Regiment Detachment Marker



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

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Ohio

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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