92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
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N 34° 56.409 W 085° 15.588
16S E 658919 N 3867788
Quick Description: This monument to the 92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment is located in the McDonald Field, near the visitors center on LaFayette Road.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/5/2015 10:34:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMNBA3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This monument to the 92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment, commanded by Col. Benjamin D. Fearing, and Lieut. Col. Douglas Putnam, Jr. is in recognition of their service during the during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This monument marks their position at 6:30 pm on September 20, 1863. There are three monuments to the 92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment on the battlefield.



Text

92nd Ohio Regiment
Ohio Infantry.
Turchin’s
Brigade
6:30 P. M.
September 20,
1863.


From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1021(see note)
  LCS ID: 003093




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 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

A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks regiment's position on the McDonald Field on September 20, 1863, at 6:00 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
AD
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
5. Civil War Battlefield Monuments - 92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment 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:
Lafayette Road Chickamauga National Battlefield Fort Oglethorpe, GA USA 30742 Parking is available on Lafayette Road at N 34° 56.3771 W 85° 15.5171 This marker is located in the McDonald Field on the north side of the Visitors Center.


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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