Monument

101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument

Sept. 19-20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:26:55
1. 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 

Inscription:
101st Ohio Infantry,
2nd Brigade, 1st Division.
20th Army Corps.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
This Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel John Messer commanding, became engaged near this position about 2:30 p.m. September 19th, 1863, the engagement continued until after 5:00 p.m. with varying fortune, our lines alternately receding and advancing.

September 20th, 1863, it became engaged about 11:00 a.m. but after firing half a dozen rounds was flanked by the break occasioned by the movement of Wood's Division to the left, and was broken and compelled to retreat.

Loss, Killed 13: Wounded 83: Captured or Missing 51.


101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:26:59
2. 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.163  W 85° 15.619. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 54.2189  W 85° 15.6673 .


To reach this monument:
Marker is on LaFayette Road south of Viniard Road, on the left when traveling south. This monument s located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is one of a number of Union monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated along the Union line of battle in the park's Viniard Field area.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Carlin's Brigade Tablet (MT-561) (a few steps from this marker) ; 38th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-684) (about 270 feet away) ; Robertson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1207) (about 411 feet away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (about 459 feet away) ; Hood's Division Tablet (MT-1097) (about 494 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676) (about 534 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (about 553 feet away) ; Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument (MT-424) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 15th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1303) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Site of Log School House (MT-1444) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 20th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1308) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-680) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1029.



Comments about this monument:
The sculptor of this monument was C. H. Niehaus was built by the Vermont Granite Co. of Barre, VT in 1894. The monument is 7'6" x 6'6" x 12'6" high in the form of squat shaft on a base. From bottom, shaft has crossed muskets in relief, lettering, a star, and state seal in capstone below pyramidal top. There is a bronze plaque on the rear of the monument detail the activity of the regiment on September 19 and 20, 1863.


101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on August 23, 2016
3. 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the monument. 
101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:27:18
4. 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 
101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:27:08
5. 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 
101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:27:01
6. 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument
 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on February 10, 2019. This page has been viewed 255 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on February 10, 2019. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 were submitted on 02/10/2019 by Byron Hooks.


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