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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Johnson''s Island, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Ottawa County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Ottawa County, OH (45) Erie County, OH (76) Lucas County, OH (129) Sandusky County, OH (43) Wood County, OH (93)  OttawaCounty(45) Ottawa County (45)  ErieCounty(76) Erie County (76)  LucasCounty(129) Lucas County (129)  SanduskyCounty(43) Sandusky County (43)  WoodCounty(93) Wood County (93)
Location of Johnson's Island, Ohio
    Ottawa County (45)
    Erie County (76)
    Lucas County (129)
    Sandusky County (43)
    Wood County (93)
    Essex County, Ontario (43)
 
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1Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — Confederate Stockade Cemetery
Confederate Prison On November 15, 1861, the War Department leased one half of Johnson’s Island, in Sandusky Bay, Ohio, and began constructing a 15-acre prison camp on the southeast shore. When complete, the prison complex included a . . . Map (db m165777) HM
2Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — Johnson Island Monument
In this hallowed ground, surrounded by the iron fence and gates that date to 1912, are two hundred six marble grave markers. These markers were placed in 1890, courtesy of the citizens of Georgia, replacing the original hand carved wooden markers, . . . Map (db m165782) HM
3Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — Johnson's Island Civil War Prison
has been designated a National Historic Landmark The Johnson's Island Civil War Prison of 1862-1865 served as a vital depot for the confinement of confederate prisoners-of-war during much of the American Civil War. This prison was one of . . . Map (db m165781) HM
4Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — Johnson's Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site
Johnson's Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance as an important depot for the confinement of Confederate prisoners of war during the Civil War, . . . Map (db m170784) HM
5Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — Johnson's Island Prison1862-1865
[Marker Front]: CONSTRUCTION In 1861 it became apparent to Federal authorities that the war would not end quickly and plans were made for construction of prisons to permanently house thousands of Confederate prisoners. Lieutenant . . . Map (db m165784) HM
6Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — The Johnson’s Island Committee
The Johnson’s Island Committee, composed of Ohio Division United Daughters of the Confederacy®, The Lieutenant General James Longstreet Camp 1658, Sons of Confederate Veterans and others loyal to the cause, in the course of its mission, discovered . . . Map (db m165780) HM
7Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — The Lookout
SOUTHERN 1910 Erected by the Robert Patton Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy of Cincinnati, Ohio, in memory of the southern soldiers who died in the Federal prison on this island during the War between the States. . . . Map (db m165779) HM
8Ohio (Ottawa County), Johnson's Island — Veterans Memorial Bench
Dedicated to the valor of all American soldiers past and present.Map (db m170785) WM
 
Apr. 20, 2021