17th Ohio Infantry

17th Ohio Infantry (HM1G21)

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

N 34° 55.29', W 85° 15.731'

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Connell's Brigade

— Brannan's Division —

Text from the front side of the Monument:



17th Ohio Infantry,

Lieutenant Colonel Durbin Ward Commanding.

Connell's Brigade, Brannan's Division.

14th Army Corps.



Text from the back side of the Monument:



September 19th, 1863, from about 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. the Regiment was engaged on the right of Van Derveer's Brigade, about one mile east of the Lafayette road, and a few hundred yards south of the Reed's bridge road.



September 20th, was in the first line of battle in this position until 12:00 noon when General Wood's Division vacated the line on its right, then being assailed in front and on the its right flank, was driven beyond the range of hills west of here and became separated from the left of the Army. Later in the day Lieutenant Colonel Ward was wounded. The command thereafter devolved on Major Butterfield. A detachment of the Regiment rallied on Snodgrass Hill and fought till the Army retired at night. Loss, killed 16: wounded 114: captured or missing 21: total 151.
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HM NumberHM1G21
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Placed ByThe State of Ohio
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658738 N 3865716
Decimal Degrees34.92150000, -85.26218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.29', W 85° 15.731'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 17.4" N, 85° 15' 43.86" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5063 Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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