Monument

93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument

Sept. 19, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:03:51
1. 93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
View looking east. 

Inscription:
93rd. Ohio
Infantry,

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division,
20th Army Corps.


Johnson’s division, during the battle on the 19th and 20th days of Sept. 1863, constituted part of the command of General George H Thomas. This Regiment, Col. Hiram Strong commanding, became engaged after 12 M, Sept. 19th, about ½ mile west of this position. Arrived here about 3 P.M. After a contest, first with Jackson’s, and then with Maney’s Brigades of Cheatham’s Division. Joined here in the resistance to the attack of Cleburne’s Division from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. For the position occupied by the Regiment on the 20th from daylight until ordered to retire in the evening, see tablet erected about 1260 yards west of this monument. The Regiment lost in the battle 100 men, in killed, wounded and missing, being 33 per cent of its aggregate strength Col. Hiram Strong of Dayton Ohio, its gallant commander was mortally wounded on Saturday the 19th.




93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:04:16
2. 93rd 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° 55.582  W 85° 14.4338. Map it

Parking is available on Brotherton Road near  N 34° 55.4905  W 85° 14.4854 .


To reach this monument:
This monument is located on the north side of Winfrey Filed near the tree line.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Calvert's Arkansas Battery Plaque (MT-1250) (about 341 feet away) ; Semple's Alabama Battery Plaque (MT-1248) (about 346 feet away) ; Starkweather’s Brigade Tablet (MT-637) (about 454 feet away) ; Baldwin's Brigade Tablet (MT-539) (about 526 feet away) ; 33rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-986) (about 566 feet away) ; 1st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-946) (about 581 feet away) ; Howell's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1259) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Howell's Georgia Battery Marker (MT-1261) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Philemon P. Baldwin Memorial Shell Monument (MT-452A) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-805) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Wood’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1232) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 1st Michigan Light Artillery, Battery A, Monument (MT-876) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Scribner’s Brigade Tablet (MT-624) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 1st Michigan Light Artillery, Battery A, Tablet (MT-875) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 5th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-737) (approx. 0.1 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1022.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1894; the architect was the Smith Granite Co. of Westerly, RI. The monument is a 15'8" tall obelisk on 6' square smooth-faced base. Sloped pedestal supports smooth-faced shaft with narrow rock-faced bands. Raised lettering on pedestal, and bronze tablet and state seal on shaft.


93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:04:26
3. 93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 
93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:03:46
4. 93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 


Credits:

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