15th Ohio Infantry Historical

15th Ohio Infantry Historical (HM1VDK)

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

N 34° 55.478', W 85° 14.546'

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Willich's Brigade

—Johnson's Division —

Text on the front side of the monument:

15th Ohio
1st Brigade, 2nd Division,
20th Army Corps.

Text on the back side of the monument:

The 15th Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Askew commanding, was engaged in the advance made by its Brigade on the afternoon of September 19th, 1863, from the Rossville Road near the Kelly House to this, its most advanced position. It here participated in the resistance to the night attack of Cleburne's and Cheatham's Divisions. September 20th the Regiment was engaged in and about Kelly's Field until ordered to retire near sundown. At one time during the day it advanced to the north end of the Kelly Field in repelling an attack of the enemy. Total number engaged 325, Loss, killed 10; wounded 77; captured or missing 33; total 120.
Year Placed1894
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660536 N 3866095
Decimal Degrees34.92463333, -85.24243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.478', W 85° 14.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 28.68" N, 85° 14' 32.76" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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