6th Ohio Infantry

6th Ohio Infantry (HM2AG0)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.071', W 85° 15.406'

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Grose's Brigade

—Palmer's Division —

Text on the front side of the monument:

6th Ohio
Infantry,
Grose's
Brigade,
Palmer's
Division,
21st Corps.


Text on the back side of the monument:

This Regiment was organized at Cincinnati, April 19, 1861, for three months. Reorganized June 18, 1861, for three years, went into action here Colonel Nicholas L. Anderson commanding, at 12:30 p.m. September 19, 1863. After several hours the troops to the right gave way and it was ordered to the right and rear to their support, and went into action again near the Brotherton House.

September 20, about 7:00 a.m. was in double column in reserve with the Brigade in Kelly's Field. Between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. was ordered to reinforce the troops on the left of Baird's Division: about 2:00 p.m. went into position behind the barricades east of the south end of Kelly's Field; remained in this position till ordered to retire to Rossville. Colonel Anderson was wounded on the 19th the command thereafter devolved on Major Erwin.

Number engaged 354: Loss, killed 13: wounded 102: captured or missing 17: total 132.
Details
HM NumberHM2AG0
Tags
Year Placed1894
Placed ByThe State of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659240 N 3865319
Decimal Degrees34.91785000, -85.25676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.071', W 85° 15.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 4.2599999999999" N, 85° 15' 24.36" 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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