Monument

21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 19-20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:50:05
1. 21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
21st Regiment
Ohio Infantry
Sirwell's
Brigade
5:30 P.M.
September 19th
to 9:00 A.M.
September 20th
1863



21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:49:50
2. 21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.853  W 85° 15.859. Map it

Parking is available on LaFayette Road near  N 34° 55.0732  W 85° 15.6418 .
Paved pullout at the Brotherton Cabin.


To reach this monument:
From the Brotherton Cabin proceed due south along the line of Union Monuments and Markers in the Brotherton Field. When you get to the near end of this line of Monuments and Markers turn west and take the trail that leads to the woods at the western edge of Brotherton Field. Just into the woods you should find the marker for one of Sirwell's Brigade's regiments, the 37th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. From this Monument, find the trail that leads deeper into the woods and about 100 feet down the trail you will find this marker, which marks the position of the 21st OVI just prior to the Confederate attack on the morning of September 20th.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Negley's Division Tablet (MT-510) (about 337 feet away) ; Carlin's Brigade Tablet (MT-562) (about 338 feet away) ; Davis’ Division Tablet (MT-504) (about 363 feet away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-681) (about 403 feet away) ; 37th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-802) (about 419 feet away) ; Stanley's Brigade Tablet (MT-631) (about 432 feet away) ; Sirwell's Brigade Table (MT-628) (about 502 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-677) (about 515 feet away) ; 7th Indiana Battery Tablet (MT-738) (about 521 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-603) (about 533 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1000) (about 536 feet away) ; 74th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1015) (about 538 feet away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Tablet (MT-750) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-755) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 92nd Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-711) (approx. 0.1 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


Other monuments to the 21st Ohio Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-976..



Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Ohio marker, built in 1894. It is a 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. It marks regiment's position southwest of Brotherton Cabin from September 19, 1863, at 5:30 p.m. until September 20, 1863, at 9:00 a.m.


21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:49:48
3. 21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker
View, looking east, back towards the Brotherton Field. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 11, 2018. This page has been viewed 7 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on September 11, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 09/11/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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