17th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 56.004 W 085° 14.578
16S E 660470 N 3867066
Quick Description: Monument to the 17th Ohio Infantry Regiment marking their location on Sept 19 between 10:00 and 11:00 am. The marker is located on Reed's Bridge Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/4/2014 12:29:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMN0WM
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to 17th Ohio Infantry Regiment in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is one of three monuments to the 17th Ohio Infantry Regiment on the battlefield. It marks their location on Sept. 19, 1863 from 10:00 A. M. to 11:00 A. M.

To reach this monument:
Parking is available on Reed's Bridge Road at N 34° 56.3239 W 85° 14.5126
From the parking area on Reed’s Bridge Road, follow the path south west. Pass the marker for the 82nd Indiana Regiment. A path running east-west will intersect the path you are on. Turn west toward Alexander’s Bridge Road. The marker will be on the north side of the path.



Text on the front of the monument :
17th. Regiment
Ohio Infantry,
Connell’s Brigade.
10:00 A. M. to
11:00 A. M.
September 19,
1863





From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-969
  LCS ID: 003131




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 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

A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks regiment's position along Reed's Bridge Road near old turnpike site on September 19, 1863, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.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. Wikipedia - 17th Ohio Infantry
4. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
5. CWBFM - 17th Ohio Infantry 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.

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:
Reed's Bridge Road Chickamauga National Battlefield Fort Oglethorpe, GA USA 30742 Parking is available on Reed's Bridge Road at N 34° 56.3239 W 85° 14.5126 From the parking area on Reed’s Bridge Road, follow the path south west. Pass the marker for the 82nd Indiana Regiment. A path running east-west will intersect the path you are on. Turn west toward Alexander’s Bridge Road. The marker will be on the north side of the path.


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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