21st Ohio Infantry

21st Ohio Infantry (HMD5Z)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.66', W 85° 16.281'

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[Front Inscription]

21st. Ohio
Infantry,
Sirwell's
Bridgade
Negley's
Division,
14th.Army
Corps.


[Back Plaque]

This regimental, Lt. Col. Dwella M. Stoughton commanding, engaged the enemy late Sept. 19th, 1863, east of Dyer's Field, remaining there till 10:30 A.M. Sept. 20th, then moved to this ridge. Being armed chiefly with Colt's revolving rifles, it maintained for a time, an extended line supported only by detachments of other regiments. About 2:30 P.M. it was relieved by Col. Van Derveer's troops to replenish ammunition. Returning to the line it occupied this place, maintaining it by hard fighting til after sundown when troops to the right were withdrawn without notice and being nearly surrounded, with ammunition exhausted, a part of the regiment was captured.

No. Engaged, Officers 22: Enlisted Men 539.
Loss, Killed 28: Wounded 84: Captured or Missing 131: Total 243.
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HM NumberHMD5Z
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Placed ByState of Ohio
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657889 N 3866385
Decimal Degrees34.92766667, -85.27135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.66', W 85° 16.281'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 39.60" N, 85° 16' 16.86" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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