Monument

15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:09:34
1. 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 

Inscription:
15th Ohio
Infantry,
1st Brigade, 2nd Division,
20th Army Corps.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:

The 15th Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Askew commanding, was engaged in the advance made by its Brigade on the afternoon of September 19th, 1863, from the Rossville Road near the Kelly House to this, its most advanced position. It here participated in the resistance to the night attack of Cleburne's and Cheatham's Divisions. September 20th the Regiment was engaged in and about Kelly's Field until ordered to retire near sundown. At one time during the day it advanced to the north end of the Kelly Field in repelling an attack of the enemy. Total number engaged 325, Loss, killed 10; wounded 77; captured or missing 33; total 120.



15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
2. 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the 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° 55.4743  W 85° 14.5513. Map it

Parking is available on Brotherton Road .



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.







NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-965..



Comments about this monument:
According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the architect of the marker (monument) was the Smith Granite Company, of Westerly, Rhode Island, and the sculptor was C. H. Niehaus. The monument is, “6'6" x 4'3" x 7'6" high, monument has stepped base, smooth-faced battered midsection, and triangular roof-like cap. Front carries raised letter inscription; rear has bronze state seal and tablet. Sides have carved knapsack & blanket."


15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:09:24
3. 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 
15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:09:50
4. 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
 
15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:10:11
5. 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 
15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:10:50
6. 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 27, 2017. This page has been viewed 15 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 27, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 were submitted on 08/27/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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