14th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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Quick Description: The 14th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument is located on Poe’s Road (one way) near driving tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The 14th Ohio Infantry occupied this position on Sunday Sept. 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2014 12:14:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMM5CD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The 14th Ohio Infantry 14th Ohio Infantry was organized at Toledo, Ohio on April 25, 1861 under Colonel James Blair Steedman. This is one of two markers to the 14th Ohio Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location at on Sept. 20, 1863.



Text on the front of the monument :
14th Ohio Infantry
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps.


This Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Kingsbury commanding, engaged the enemy early September 19, 1863, on the right of the brigade near Jay’s Saw Mill and continued in action until the brigade was relieved about 11:30 AM. Loss during the day was 29 killed, 137 wounded, and 31 missing. September 20 occupied this position until 12:00 M when it was broken by the enemy penetrating our lines to the right. It was not reformed again as a Regiment but detachments rallied and fought on Snodgrass Ridge till night. Total loss during the engagement killed 35: wounded 167 captured or missing 43.








From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-963
  LCS ID: 003036




Historical Significance:

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

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

Monument contributes to nat'l 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

8' x 2'6" x 9'6" high. Three-piece rock-faced base supports round-topped slab incorporating bronze relief tableau of a battle scene and medallion portrait of Gen. George Thomas.



Long Physical Description

Monument located in the Chickamauga Battlefield along Poe Road, map site #138.



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

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


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
 
 
Niehaus, C. H.
Sculptor
2. 
Built
1894
AD
 
 
Harder, J. F. & Power, Maurice J.
Architect


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
5. CWBFM - 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument

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:
Poe’s Road (one way) near driving tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield.


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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