Civil War Battlefield Monuments
35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
Sept. 19-20, 1863
Battle of Chickamauga
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:52:51
1. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
A bronze medallion with a relief portrait of Colonel Van Derveer was attached to the upper right front side, but the medallion is now missing.
Thirty - Fifth
Van Derveer's Brigade.
Brannan's Division, Thomas Corps
This regiment, Lt. Col. Henry Boynton commanding, was engaged Sept. 19th, 1863, in the opening of the battle by Brannan's Division, near Jay's Mill. It participated Sept. 20th at 11 A.M. on the Kelly Field in the repulse of Adams' and Stovall's Brigades of Breckinridge's Div. It occupied this position at 2:30 P.M. forming the right of Van Derveer's Brigade and of Brannan's Command, and after the withdrawal at sunset of Steedman's troops on its right and the partial capture of three intervening regiments, it became the right of the line on Snodgrass Hill. It defeated every attempt to carry this position. Soon after 7:30 P.M. all efforts to take this point having been abandoned, the regiment was ordered to follow those on its left in withdrawing. Taken into action, 391 officers and men. Casualties: Killed 24, Mortally Wounded 19; Wounded 124; Captured or Missing 28; Total 195. Percentage of Loss 49.87.
Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Present for Duty Sept. 19th and 20th 1863.
Colonel Ferdinand Van Derveer, Commanding Brigade. Lieut. Col. Henry F. Boynton, Commanding Regiment. Maor L. Budd, Adjutant 1st Lieut. James H. Bone, Qr. Master. John Van Derveer, Asst. Surgeons. Abraham H. Landis, Charles O. Wright, Color Bearer 1st Sergt. Mark P. Price.
Co. A. Capt. Lewis F. Daugherty.
Co. B. Capt. Johnathan Henninger.
Co. C. 2nd. Lieut. Benjamin F. Miller.
Co. D. 1st. Lieut. Edward Cottingham.
Co. D. 1st. Lieut. Samuel L. Houser.
Co. E. 2nd. Lieut. Levi P. Thompson.
Co. E. 1st. Sergt. William B. Mikesell.
Co. F. 1st. Lieut. Thomas M. Harlan.
Co. F. 2nd. Lieut. Joseph H. Taylor.
Co. G. Capt. Samuel L' Hommedieu.
Co. H. 1st. Lieut. Theodore H. Mather.
Co. I. Capt. Andrew J. Lewis.
Co. I. Lieut. Philip Rothenbush.
Co. I. Sergt. William K. Vanhorn.
Co. K. Capt. Joel K. Deardorff.
Co. K. 1st. Lieut. Lewis Lambright.
Co. K. 1st. Sergt. Richard H. Ford.
(Right Side of Monument):
Killed and mortally wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga, September 19th and 20th 1863.
Company G Killed:
Lewis W. Byers. Corp.
Isaac Anderson. Priv.
David Riggle. Priv.
William O. Staub. Priv.
William H. Watts. Priv.
Joseph C. Gillespie. Priv.
Comapany H. Killed:
William B. Campbell. Sergt.
John Wesley Henning. Corp.
William Rhoades. Priv.
August Weinmeister. Priv.
Joseph Speitel. Corp.
Jacob Raaf, Priv.
Company I Killed:
Thompson Ligget, Priv.
Emamuel Gratz, Priv.
Frank W. Hillman. Priv.
John Schmidt. Priv.
Company K Killed
Harvey Elliott. Sergt.
George W. Gilmore. Priv.
James H. Gorman. Priv.
Joel K. Deardorff. Capt.
Henry Seiker. Priv.
(Left Side of Monument):
Killed and mortally wounded at the battle of Chickamauga, September 19th and 20th 1863.
Company A. Killed:
George W. Keever. Sergt.
Thomas G. Strickler. Corp.
George Bate. Priv.
Thomas Lyons. Priv.
Company B. Killed:
William Hallinan. Priv.
Thomas J. Smith. Priv.
Daniel Furgason. Priv.
Company C. Killed:
Benjamin A. Reel. Priv.
Cassius C. Brower. Priv.
Henry C. Ray. Priv.
Joseph H. Vannatta. Priv.
Company E. Killed:
John W. Cottingham. Corp.
Walter C. Fleming. Priv.
William Shumaker. Priv.
John W. Dinkins. Sergt.
William H. Bowles. Corp.
Company F. Killed:
Oliver H. Parshall. Capt.
Thomas M. Harlan. 1st Lt.
Thomas J. Bloss. Priv.
David Smith. Priv.
Patrick Walsh. Priv.
Benjamin F. Boatman. Corp.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:53:20
2. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
Military Arm: Infantry
Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.6478 W 85° 16.2058.
Parking is available on Vittetoe Road near N 34° 55.6688 W 85° 16.1432 .
To reach this monument:
This monument the 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment is located in the northwest section of the Chickamauga National Military Park, along a ridge called Snodgrass Hill. To view this historical marker drive to the parking area on Snodgrass Hill, proceed westward on foot, along the southern crest of the ridge for a little more than 0.1 of a mile, to Hill #2, near the southern edge of the clearing.
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.
There are 15 monuments nearby.
VanDerveer’s Brigade Tablet (MT-646)
(Is only 92 feet away) ;
58th North Carolina Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1340)
(Is only 95 feet away) ;
Kershaw's South Carolina Brigade Marker (MT-1347)
(about 156 feet away) ;
3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1350)
(about 171 feet away) ;
3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker (MT-1348)
(about 204 feet away) ;
Defense of Snodgrass Hill
(about 236 feet away) ;
2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-901)
(about 237 feet away) ;
74th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-829)
(about 290 feet away) ;
Brannan's Division Tablet (MT-498-99)
(about 319 feet away) ;
87th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-848)
(about 331 feet away) ;
Kershaw’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1183)
(about 375 feet away) ;
McLaw’s Division – Longstreet’s Corps Tablet (MT-1108)
(about 380 feet away) ;
Preston’s Division Tablet (MT-1113)
(about 399 feet away) ;
4th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker (MT-865)
(about 408 feet away) ;
10th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-779)
(about 410 feet away) .
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Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Snodgrass Hill - Horseshoe Ridge, Hill #2.
Other monuments to the 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment on the battlefield
35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-991)
35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-993)
35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-992)
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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
Condition of the monument:
The condition of the monument was first reported on 3/16/2011.
The bronze portrait medallion of General F. Van Derveer is missing.
Comments about this monument:
This monument was created in 1894. Charles Henry Niehaus was the sculptor and the Smith Granite Company of Westerly, Rhode Island was the Architect of this monument. The monument is, “9' x 4'7" x 8' high, has a smooth-faced base & three-part body. Rock-faced lower portion has bronze scroll; smooth mid-section has carved palm branch & once had bronze portrait medallion of General F. Van Derveer; capstone is rock-faced.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:53:07
3. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (left-side view)
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:53:32
4. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (right-side view)
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:52:58
5. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (front)
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:53:14
6. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (rear)
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:51:50
7. 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
Distance view from the rear of the monument.
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