31st Ohio Infantry

31st Ohio Infantry (HM18MF)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 55.34', W 85° 15.736'

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1st Brigade

— 3rd Division —

[Inscription on the front of stone monument]:

Ohio Infantry,
1st Brigade,
3rd Division,
14th Army Corps.

[Text on bronze plaque on backside of monument]:

31st Regiment

Sept. 19th, 1863, about 10:00 A.M. this Regiment, Lt. Col. Frederick W. Lister commanding, was sent to re-enforce Croxton's Brigade, then engaged near Jay's Mill, and went into action on the left of that brigade. It afterward about 11:00 A.M. took part in the recapture of the 4th Indiana battery, and continued in action till about 2:00 P.M.

Sept. 20th, occupied this position till about 12:00 M.,when the enemy penetrated our lines to the right of this position, and the regiment was broken and forced to retire. Detachments of the Regiment under Captains J.A. Cahill and J.H. McCune, and Lieutenants Eli Wilkins, A.S. Scott and J.J. Miller, were rallied and fought on Snodgrass Hill until the close of the battle.

Loss, Killed 13; Wounded 134; Captured or Missing 22.
HM NumberHM18MF
Placed ByThe State of Ohio
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658729 N 3865808
Decimal Degrees34.92233333, -85.26226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.34', W 85° 15.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 20.40" N, 85° 15' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19235-19239 Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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