125th Ohio Infantry

125th Ohio Infantry (HM15ZW)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.78', W 85° 16.02'

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Harker's Brigade

— Wood's Division —

[Frontside Text written on Stone]:

125th O.V.I.
Col. Emerson Opdycke, Comdg.
Harker's Brig., Wood's Div.
21st Army Corps.

[Backside Text written on Plaque]:

Sept. 19th, 1863, from 4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. this regiment was severely engaged about 600 yds. north of Viniard's, and about 200 yds. East of the road, capturing one officer and nine men.

Sept. 20th, about 11:30 A.M. formed for battle about 100 yds. South of this ridge, and advanced to the North end of Dyer's Field where it met and engaged the enemy and resisted his further advance from 12:00 M. to 1:00 P.M. when it was forced to retire. It reached this position about 1:30 P.M. and occupied it until about 7:00 P.M. when it was ordered to Rossville. From 1:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. it assisted in repelling all assaults on this part of the line.

Went into action with 16 Officers; 298 Men; Aggregate 314. Loss: Killed 17; Wounded 83; Missing 5; Aggregate 105.
HM NumberHM15ZW
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Placed ByThe State of Ohio
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658282 N 3866614
Decimal Degrees34.92966667, -85.26700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.78', W 85° 16.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 46.80" N, 85° 16' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11150-11170 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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