26th Ohio Infantry Historical

26th Ohio Infantry Historical (HM1XDU)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 54.203', W 85° 15.663'

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1st Brigade - Buell

—1st Division - Wood —

Text on the Front Side of the Monument:

26th Ohio Infantry,
1st Brigade, 1st Division.
21st Army Corps.


Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

This Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel William H. Young commanding, occupied a position at Lee and Gordon's Mills from the afternoon of September 18th, 1863, till about 3:00 P.M. September 19th, when it was ordered at double quick to this position. It went into action at this place about 4:00 P.M. and continued in action the line alternately advancing and receding, till about 6:00 P.M.

September 20th, it first occupied a position near the Brotherton House till about 11:00 A.M. when it was ordered with the Division to the left at double quick. While executing this movement by the flank, it was struck by the advancing enemy and forced to the ridge near the Vidito Place. It there rallied and fought until it lost connection with the rest of the Army and finally retired to Rossville.
Number Engaged, Commissioned Officers 23: Enlisted Men 354: Loss, Killed, Officers 5: Enlisted Men 23: Wounded, Officers 6: Enlisted Men 133: Captured or Missing 45: Aggregate 212: Most of this occurred on the 19th.
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HM NumberHM1XDU
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Year Placed1894
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658876 N 3863708
Decimal Degrees34.90338333, -85.26105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.203', W 85° 15.663'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 12.18" N, 85° 15' 39.78" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Viniard Rd, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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