121st Ohio Infantry

121st Ohio Infantry (HM16JE)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.608', W 85° 16.494'

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Mitchell's Brigade,

— Steedman's Division —

[Text Inscribed on Stone Monument]:

Thomas' Right
121st Ohio Infantry


Mitchell's Brigade, Steedman's Division
Reserve Corps.

[Text Inscribed on Monument Plaque]:

Sept. 19th, 1863, early in the morning near Reed's Bridge. Moved thence under orders of Division Commander, to Red House Bridge.

Sept. 20th, at 11:30 A.M. moved from McAfee's Church to Thomas' support. 2:00 P.M. charged and drove the enemy from this position and held it until near sundown. Repulsed three persistent assaults of the enemy, driving him to the foot of the hill and capturing the colors of the 22nd Alabama. Near sundown retired to the first hill in the rear and about 6:30 P.M. withdrew with the Army to Rossville. The Regiment was on the right of the Army during the afternoon.

Number Engaged 235: Killed, Wounded and Missing 99.

Organized at Deleware, Ohio, Sept. 11th, 1862, for three years.
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HM NumberHM16JE
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Placed ByThe State of Ohio
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657566 N 3866283
Decimal Degrees34.92680000, -85.27490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.608', W 85° 16.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 36.48" N, 85° 16' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 127 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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