64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
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Quick Description: This marker to the 64th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located on the west side of the Vittetoe-Chickamauga Rd near Dyer Field in the Chickamauga National Military Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2012 1:53:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMDN2Q
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This marker for the 64th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 64th OVI) is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marker the position of the 64th at 12:30 p.m. on September 20, 1863. This is one of three markers to the 64th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment on the battlefield. The 64th Ohio Volunteer Infantry was organized at Camp Buckingham in Mansfield, Ohio and mustered into Federal service on November 9, 1861.



64th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker


Text on the front of the monument:

64th Regiment
Ohio Infantry
Harker’s
Brigade
12:30 P.M.
September 20,
1863




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1011 (see note)
  LCS ID: 003090




Historical Significance:

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

  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

1'6" x 1'6" 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks regiment's position on September 20, 1863, at 12:30 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
4. Wikipedia - 64th 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 the Vittetoe-Chickamauga Rd near Dyer Field in 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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