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Sheffield Lake in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry

 
 
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
1. 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker
Inscription. The 103rd O.V.I. was recruited for Civil War service from Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Medina counties. The Regiment was organized at Cleveland in August, 1862, and served until 1865 in campaigns at Cincinnati, Knoxville, Atlanta, Franklin, Nashville, and the Carolinas.103rd O.V.I. veterans and their descendants have held continuous, annual reunions since 1866. The organization is believed to be unique in the nation. Descendants live on these grounds today.
 
Erected 1974 by The 103rd O.V.I. Memorial Foundation and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-47.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 30.033′ N, 82° 4.15′ W. Marker is in Sheffield Lake, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker is on East Lake Road (U.S. 6) east of North Abbe Road (Route 301), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is located several feet from the Highway. Marker is in this post office area: Sheffield Lake OH 44054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jay Terrell and his "Terrible Fish" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burrell Homestead
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
2. 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker
The marker shown in front of a cannon
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Norton S. Townshend, M.D. (approx. 3.8 miles away); Timeline of Dr. Norton S. Townshend (approx. 3.8 miles away); Shipbuilding (approx. 5.7 miles away); Trading Post (approx. 5.9 miles away); Founding of Lorain, Ohio (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Lorain Tornado, 1924 (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sheffield Lake.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
3. 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker
A sign on the property at the road edge.
Hendrickson Drive image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
4. Hendrickson Drive
Dedicated to the memory of
James S. Hendrickson
Co B, 103rd, O.V.I.-Tribute
From Ella Hendrickson Sinclair.

(This plaque is just a few feet from the main marker.)
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 18, 2013
5. 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Marker
This stone-marker is a few feet from the main marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 340 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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