24th Ohio Infantry Historical

24th Ohio Infantry Historical (HM1UC8)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.198', W 85° 15.276'

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Grose's Brigade

—Palmer's Division —

Text on the Front Side of Monument:

24th Ohio
2ist Army Corps.

Text on the Back Side of Monument:

September 19th, 1863, this Regiment Colonel Daniel J. Higgins commanding was successfully engaged near this point from 12:30 to 2:30 P.M. The fighting having ceased on its front for about an hour; at 4:30 P.M. it was removed to its right and rear to the support of Van Cleve's Division. It became involved in the break that then occurred and retired to the LaFayette Road near the Poe House.

September 20th, the Regiment with its Brigade was in reserve in the south part of Kelly Field: about 9:00 A.M. it was sent to the left of Baird's Division, and was there hotly engaged: it returned under order and took a position behind the barricades east of the south end of the Kelly Field, about 3:00 P.M. and occupied it till it received the final order to retire.

Number engaged; officers 19: enlisted men 253: total 277: loss, killed 3: wounded 60: captured or missing 16: total 79. The greater part of which occurred on the 19th.
This Regiment was organized May 29th, 1861: was mustered out of service June 24, 1864.
HM NumberHM1UC8
Placed By State of Ohio
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Date Added Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659434 N 3865558
Decimal Degrees34.91996667, -85.25460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.198', W 85° 15.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 11.88" N, 85° 15' 16.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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