Monument

36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:34:04
1. 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 

Inscription:
36th. Ohio Infantry
Turchin's Brigade
Reynold's Division
14th. Army Corps.

Text from the plaque affixed to the front of the monument:

September 19, 1863. This Regiment, Colonel William G. Jones commanding, was engaged from 4:00 P.M. till 6:00 P.M. in and near the Brock Field: about 4:30 P.M. making a charge and taking some prisoners, Colonel Jones being wounded, Lieutenant Colonel Devol assumed command.

September 20th. This position was held by the Regiment from 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. when it was ordered to retire to Rossville. In executing this order the Regiment with the rest of the Brigade, charged the enemy then extending across the road near McDonald house driving them and capturing about 250 prisoners. Loss, killed 12. Including Colonel Jones commanding; wounded 65; captured or missing 14; total 91.



36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:33:56
2. 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.5105  W 85° 15.4486. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road .



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NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-994.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was designed by C. H. Niehaus, sculptor, Smith Granite Co., Westerly, RI, was the architect and was built in 1894. The monument is 7'3" x 4' x 8', has a smooth-faced base and battered, coursed, quarry-faced shaft with lettered bronze panel. Pediment-like capstone has acorn carved in relief.


36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:34:11
3. 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 
36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:34:20
4. 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
Ohio's state seal 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 31, 2017. This page has been viewed 12 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on May 31, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 05/31/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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