Civil War Battlefield Monuments
65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
Sept. 19-20, 1863
Battle of Chickamauga
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:19:44
1. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
Inscription on the rear of the monument:
At about 3:00 P.M. Sept. 19th, 1863, the 65th Regiment moved with the Brigade from Lee and Gordon's Mills northward on the Lafayette Road engaging the enemy east of the road and attacking the flank and rear of those who had crossed the road north of the Viniard House. At this point the Regiment assisted in the capture of 204 prisoners.
Sept. 20th, after being hotly engaged from 12:00 M. to 1:00 P.M. about 600 yds. south of this ridge, was forced to retire to this position, which it held from 1:30 to about 7:00 P.M. when under orders, it withdrew to Rossville.
Col. Charles G. Harker, of the 65th commanded the Brigade. The Regiment was commanded successively during the action by Lt. Col. Horatio N. Whitbeck, wounded, Maj. Samuel C. Brown, killed, and Capt. Thomas Powell.
Officers and Men engaged 306. Loss, Killed 15: Wounded 71: Captured or Missing 18: Total 104.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:20:45
2. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
Military Arm: Infantry
Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.7773 W 85° 16.0338.
Parking is available on Vittetoe Rd near N 34° 55.758 W 85° 16.074 .
To reach this monument:
To view this monument drive to the parking area in front of the Snodgrass House (tour stop 8) and the monument can be seen situated just to the east of the Snodgrass House.
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.
There are 15 monuments nearby.
41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-999)
(Is only 42 feet away) ;
Hazen's Brigade Tablet (MT-601)
(Is only 71 feet away) ;
125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1037)
(Is only 74 feet away) ;
9th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-773)
(Is only 86 feet away) ;
Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-595)
(Is only 92 feet away) ;
3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) Marker (MT-864)
(about 108 feet away) ;
37th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-803)
(about 126 feet away) ;
Sirwell's Brigade (USA) Tablet (MT-629)
(about 128 feet away) ;
Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-583)
(about 148 feet away) ;
68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-844)
(about 156 feet away) ;
Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Tablet (MT-537)
(about 156 feet away) ;
44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-815)
(about 166 feet away) ;
64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1009)
(about 184 feet away) ;
18th Ohio Light Artillery Monument (MT-938)
(about 233 feet away) ;
4th U.S. Artillery, Battery I, Monument (MT-1057)
(about 237 feet away) .
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Other monuments to the 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment on others battlefields:
Battle of Missionary Ridge
65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet
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65th Ohio Infantry Regiment.
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
This monument is recorded in the Smithsonian Institution’s catalog of outdoor sculptures as control number
Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1894. The architect / contractor was the Vermont Granite Co., Barre, VT, the sculptors were Charles Henry Niehaus and H. W. Beattie. This monument is a Squat obelisk of smooth-faced granite on rock-faced base, 7' x 7' x 12' high. Front has crossed muskets in relief; raised lettering on shaft; bronze state seal. Sides have bronze tablets with military scenes.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:20:17
3. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
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4. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
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5. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
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6. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
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7. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
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8. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
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