Tiffin in Seneca County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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Departing Tiffin with 980 men, the 49th was in the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Stone River Liberty Gap, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Resaca, Pickett’s Mill, Columbia, Kennesaw Mountain, Franklin, Nashville, and duty in Texas. The 49th returned to Tiffin December 31, 1865 with 201 men. A total of 1,552 names appeared on the rolls of the 49th. Of the total, 206 men killed or mortally wounded, 165 died of disease, 14 perished in rebel captivity, and 616 discharged because of Wounds or disease. The regiment traveled 4,600 miles during its service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 12, 1861.
Location. 41° 7.23′ N, 83° 10.168′ W. Marker is in Tiffin, Ohio, in Seneca County. Marker is at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Ohio Avenue and Hunter Street on Clifton Avenue. It is in Slater Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tiffin OH 44883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of Tiffin (approx. half a mile away); Camp Ball (approx. half a mile away); Tiffin Train Depot / Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad (approx. half a mile away); State's First Female Lawyers (approx. half a mile away); Fort Ball (approx. half a mile away); Early Electric Illumination, 1884 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rezin W. Shawhan & the Seneca County Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiffin.
Also see . . . Regimental History of the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. “Pursuing the enemy to Crab Orchard, the 49th marched to Bowling Green. From there it marched towards (Submitted on October 24, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.