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Raid on Fort Schlosser 1813 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
Raid on Fort Schlosser 1813 Marker
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Chatham — Burning of British Ships / American Encampment — Monday, October 4, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
East of the Forks, the Thames River becomes shallower and not navigable for larger ships. With the American forces close behind, the British vessels were threatened with capture. One cargo ship, probably the Miamis, had already been set on fire . . . — Map (db m71398) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Fort Defences
Fort Defences In front of you is a recreated piece of the fort's palisade, a vertical wall of sharpened logs. This wall surrounded the fort, linking the four diamond-shaped corner projections, called bastions. Around each . . . — Map (db m71173) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — The "Tecumseh Stone"
Tradition has it that the Indian leader Tecumseh stood upon this stone to deliver a final address to the British at Amherstburg after the Battle of Lake Erie. Donated in 1939, it originally stood near the corner of Dalhousie and Gore Streets. In his . . . — Map (db m34412) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — The Commissariat Office
The office for the Commissariat Department was built in 1831 near the government wharf and storehouse. Commissary officials purchased from local contractors the flour, beef, straw and firewood used by troops. They also managed Fort Malden's . . . — Map (db m37356) HM
Ontario (Hamilton County), Hamilton — First Line of Defense
This Stone Marks The Line of Earthworks In First Line of Defense 1812 - 1815 Map (db m56740) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — Navy Island — Ξle Navy

The British used Navy Island from 1761 to 1764 as a shipyard in which to build the first British decked vessels to sail the upper lakes. These were essential in maintaining the supply lines westward during Pontiac's uprising, 1763-4. Thereafter . . . — Map (db m49052) HM

Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippiwa — Raid on Fort Schlosser 1813
At daybreak on July 5, 1813, a British and Canadian force, consisting of some 35 militia and a small detachment of the 49th Regiment, embarked in this vicinity to attack Fort Schlosser. This American depot (now within Niagara Falls, New York) was . . . — Map (db m49163) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Fort Erie — Capture of the "Ohio" and "Somers" — Prise des Goelettes "Ohio" et "Somers"
On the night of 12 August 1814, as a prelude to a British attack on Fort Erie, an expedition was mounted against three armed American schooners anchored off the fort. Captain Alexander Dobbs, R.N., embarked with 70 seamen and marines in six batteaux . . . — Map (db m48913) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — U.S. Infantry Trench — July 23, 1814
This Monument erected July 25, 1991 by the American Legion, Niagara County Committee & Dept. of New York In memory of the U.S. Officers & Soldiers who died at the Battle of Lundy's Lane Connecticut 25th; New York 23rd; Massachusetts . . . — Map (db m49695) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Fort Mississauga — Le Fort Mississauga
This tower and earthwork are all that survive of the barracks, guardroom, and cells of Fort Mississauga. Built between 1814 and 1816 to replace Fort George as the counterpoise to the American Fort Niagara immediately opposite, it was garrisoned . . . — Map (db m48745) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — John Graves Simcoe — 1752-1806
Simcoe was born in Northamptonshire and educated at Oxford. He joined the British army in 1771, and from 1777-81 commanded the Queen's Rangers, a Loyalist corps in America. After the Loyalist influx had led to the creation of a separate province of . . . — Map (db m75860) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Six Pounder Field Gun
Field artillery was designed for mobility. Cannons mounted on carriages with large wheels could be moved quickly, even over rough terrain. This six pounder has a limber to carry ammunition and supplies and would be harnessed to a team of horses. . . . — Map (db m54000) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — 1. Attack — The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour — Stop 1 of the 5-stop walking tour
If you go to the lookout behind the Laura Secord monument you will see across the river and slightly to your right the area where a huge American force assembled for the invasion of Canada. In the early hours of October 13, 1812, six hundred . . . — Map (db m55029) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Fort Drummond
[English Text]: Fort Drummond This small redoubt, or square fortification, and the U-shaped advance battery, named in honour of Sir Gordon Drummond, were built in the late spring of 1814 to defend the main portage road from Chippawa . . . — Map (db m56658) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — BME Church — National Historic Site
[Text on left side of marker]: The Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church was the first Black church in St. Catharines. Originally known as the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the name was changed to reflect their loyalty . . . — Map (db m75867) HM
Greece, Peloponnese Region (Corinthia Regional Unit), Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth) — Temple E
English Text: Standing 9.00 meters above the Forum, Temple E occupied as prominent a place in the Roman city as the Temple of Apollo. In its first phase, the temple had stone foundations, probably with a triple crepis measuring . . . — Map (db m85084) HM
Greece, Phthiotis Regional Unit (Municipality of Lamia), Thermopylae — The Battle of Thermopyles
In the year 480 B.C. in this sacred place called Thermopyles was carried out the most astonishing and unequal battle between few Greeks and a million of Persians. This battle is a landmark in the World’s History. Three hundred . . . — Map (db m84416) HM WM
Israel, Haifa District, Megiddo — The Northern Stables
[Text on the Left Side of the Marker]: Architectural complexes dating from the same period (9th or 8th c. B.C.) and of similar design were found near the northern and southern edges of the mound. Through the years they variously . . . — Map (db m64889) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem — Latin Dedicatory Inscription
Latin Text that appears on Stone: ... )s Tiberivm ... Pon)tivs Pilatvs ... Praef)ectvsivda(ea) English Translation of Text, provided, but not seen on Stone: ... building in . . . — Map (db m88742) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem — The House of Ahiel — בית אחיאל
Here Dwells Ahiel in a Four Room House "He (David) had houses made for himself in the City of David..." (1 Chronicles15: 1) The name 'Ahiel' appears on potsherds found among the ruins of this house. The House . . . — Map (db m65296) HM
Israel, Northern District (Upper Galilee Regional Council), Snir — The Sanctuary of Pan
The conquests of Alexander the Great (3rd c. BCE) brought the Greeks to the East, and to Banyas. The Greeks were taken by the natural beauty of the site, touched particularly by the cave in which the springs welled. It is no wonder that they . . . — Map (db m64764) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Kingsley Plantation — Freedom and Slavery
In the spring of 1814, Zephaniah Kingsley relocated his family to this sea island plantation. Over the next two decades he developed his controversial views on race, society, and slavery. Kingsley was a successful businessman who had strong . . . — Map (db m40035) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Kingsley Plantation — Plantation Era Florida
The plantation era was a time in our history of opportunity, political contradictions and great cruelty. For planters, like Zephaniah Kingsley, it was a time for amassing land and wealth. For enslaved Africans who produced the wealth it was a . . . — Map (db m40085) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Slave Cabins — Resistance
Slaves actively resisted bondage by purposefully slowing down their work pace, faking illness, or even mutilating themselves in order to lessen their value as human property. Resisting the inhumanity of their enslaved condition, slaves . . . — Map (db m40657) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Pioneer Court
This sculpture symbolizes the three crops – citrus, cattle and seafood – that sustained the first 19th century settlers in the Venice area. No roads penetrated the surrounding wilderness. Most contacts with the outside world were by . . . — Map (db m25913) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Triangle Inn
Triangle Inn Built in 1927 Has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places — Map (db m47709) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Venezia Park
[South Side of Marker] John Nolen, world-renowned city planner from Philadelphia, created the overall design for the City of Venice. Venezia Park Subdivision helped illustrate Nolen's concept for a model city. Dr. Fred Albee, early . . . — Map (db m32558) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Venice Army Air Base
[Left (North) Side Marker] This structure is a replica of the Venice Army Air Base main entrance originally located at the intersection of The Rialto and San Marco. The base history began in May 1942 when surveyors from the US Army . . . — Map (db m32565) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-778 — 10th Indiana Infantry
Indiana. Tenth Regiment Infantry. (Carroll) Second Brigade. (Croxton) Third Division. (Brannan) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 8 A.M. to 11 A.M. Map (db m82887) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1394 — 23rd Battalion Tennessee Infantry — Brown's Brigade — Stewart's Division
Tennessee 23rd Batt. Infty. Brown's Brigade Stewart's Division 11:30 a.m. September 20, 1863 Map (db m87692) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-950 — 2nd Ohio Infantry — Scribner's Brigade — Baird's Division
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 2nd. Ohio Infantry Scribner's Brigade, Baird's Division. 14th. Army Corps. Text on the Right Side of the Monument: This regiment, Lieutenant Colonel . . . — Map (db m87610) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-797 — 35th Indiana Infantry — Barnes' Brigade — Van Cleve's Division
Indiana. Thirty-Fifth Regiment Infantry. (Dufficy) Third Brigade. (Barnes) Third Division. (VanCleve) Twenty-First Corps.(Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3 P.M. until dark. — Map (db m76528) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1069 — 3rd Wisconsin Battery — 3rd Brigade — 3rd Division
Front Side of Monument: Third Wisconsin Battery 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division. 21st Army Corps. Back Side of Monument: • • This battery under command of 1st Lieutenant Courtland Livingston was engaged on . . . — Map (db m76546) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-686 — 42nd Illinois Infantry — 3rd Brigade - Bradley — 3rd Division - Sheridan
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: Illinois 42nd Infantry. 3rd Brigade - Bradley. 3rd Division - Sheridan. 20th Army Corps - McCook Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Commanded . . . — Map (db m102064) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1317 — 46th Georgia Infantry — Colquitts' Gists' Brigade — Gist's Walker's Division.
C.S.A. Georgia. 46th Infantry. Colonel Peyton H. Colquitt. Major A.M. Speer. Colquitt's Gists' Brigade. Gist's Walker's Division. Noon, September 20, 1863. — Map (db m98756) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-735 — 5th Indiana Battery — Baldwin's Brigade — Johnson's Division
5th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery. 4 James, 2 Napoleons Baldwin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, McCook's Corps. September 20, 1863. Captain Peter Simonson, Commanding 1st Lieutenant Alfred Morrison. . . . — Map (db m100959) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-770 — 6th Indiana Infantry — 3rd Brigade - Baldwin. — 2nd Division - Johnson
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 6th Regiment Indiana Infantry 3rd Brigade - Baldwin 2nd Division - Johnson 20th Corps - McCook Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Indiana's Tribute . . . — Map (db m100989) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1015 — 74th Ohio Infantry — 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. — 14th Army Corps.
[Front side of Marker] 74th Ohio Infantry 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. 14th Army Corps. [Reverse side of Marker] This regiment, Capt. Joseph Fisher commanding, took this position on the evening of Sept. 19th, 1863, and . . . — Map (db m24227) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-710 — 89th Illinois Infantry — Willich's Brigade
Illinois 89th Infantry. Willich's Brigade. 9 a.m. September 20, 1863. — Map (db m101014) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1302 — 8th Georgia Infantry Battalion — Colquitts' Gists' Brigade — Gist's Walker's Division.
C.S.A. Georgia. 8th Battalion Infantry. Lieutenant Colonel Leroy Napier. Major Z.L. Watters. Colquitt's Gists' Brigade. Gist's Walker's Division. Noon, September 20, 1863. — Map (db m98888) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1028 — 99th Ohio Infantry — Barnes' Brigade
99th Regiment Ohio Infantry, Barnes' Brigade. 12:00 m. to 5:30 p.m. September 20, 1863. Map (db m87474) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-879 — Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery — Connell's Brigade, Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps.
Text on Front Side: Michigan To Her Light Battery D, First Artillery. Commanded by Captain Josiah W. Church, Connell's Brigade, Brannan's Division, Thomas's Corps. Text on . . . — Map (db m83005) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1058 — Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery — 4 Napoleons, 2 24 PDR. Howitzers. — Grose's Brigade
Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery 4 Napoleons, 2 24 PDR. Howitzers. Grose's Brigade, Palmer's Division, Crittenden's Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieut. Francis L. D. Russell, Commanding. 2d Lieut. John G. . . . — Map (db m68865) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-561 — Carlin's Brigade — Davis' Division — McCook's Corps
Carlin's Brigade. Davis' Division - McCook's Corps. Brigadier General William P. Carlin. September 19, 1863. 2 p.m. - 1st Position 21st Illinois - Colonel John W.S. Alexander. 38th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Daniel H. Gilmer. . . . — Map (db m102139) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-576 — Cruft's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Cruft's Brigade Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Charles Cruft. September 20, 1863 - 1st Position. 31st Indiana - Colonel John T. Smith. 1st Kentucky - Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m96809) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1151 — Dibrell's Brigade — Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps. — Col. George G. Dibrell.
Dibrell's Brigade Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps. Col. George G. Dibrell. Sept. 20, 1863, noon, 2d Position 4th Tennessee - Col. Wm. S. McLemore. 8th Tennessee - Capt. Hamilton . . . — Map (db m61177) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-473 — First Firing on Chickamauga Battlefield
About 2 o'clock A.M., Sept. 11, 1863, Capt.John J. McCook of Gen. Crittenden's staff, left Chattanooga with an escort bearing important orders from the Commanding General to his Corps Commander, who had left at 1 o'clock to join his divisions near . . . — Map (db m62206) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-592 — Harker's Brigade — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Harker's Brigade. Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel Charles G. Harker. Sept. 19, 1863, 4 p.m. 3rd Kentucky - Colonel Henry C. Dunlap. 64th Ohio - Colonel Alexander McIlvain. 65th Ohio - Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m102207) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — Mt-1363 — Huwald's Tennessee Battery — Davidson's Brigade — Pegram's Division
Huwald's Tennessee Battery 2 Mountain Howitzers, 2 2Ό Inch Rifles. Davidson's Brigade, Pegram's Division, Forrest's Corps. September 19, 1863. Captain Gustave A. Huwald Commanding. 1st Lieutenant D. Breck Ramsey. 2d Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m99267) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1186 — Law's Brigade — Hood's Division — Longstreet's Corps
Law's Brigade. Hood's Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Colonel James L. Sheffield. September 20, 1863, 11:30 a.m. 4th Alabama, - Colonel Pinckney D. Bowles. 15th Alabama, - Colonel W.C. Oates. 44th Alabama, - Colonel William F. Perry. . . . — Map (db m87699) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1263 — Massenburg's Georgia Battery — Robertson's Reserve Artillery — Army of Tennessee
C.S.A. Georgia Massenburg's Battery. Captain T.L. Massenburg. Robertson's Reserve Artillery. Army of Tennessee. Noon, September 20, 1863. Map (db m76221) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1194 — McNair's Brigade — Johnson's Division — Longstreet's Corps
McNair's Brigade Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Brigadier General Evander McNair Colonel David Coleman. September 20, 1863, 11:20 a.m. 1st Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. - Colonel Robert W. Harper. 1st Arkansas Rifles, . . . — Map (db m87724) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-620 — Minty's Cavalry Brigade — Crook's Division — R. B. Mitchell's Corps
Text on the first tablet: Minty's Cavalry Brigade. Crook's Division - R. B. Mitchell's Corps. Colonel Robert H. G. Minty. September 18th, 1863, 4 p.m. 3d Indiana (Battalion), - Lieutenant Colonel Robert Klein. 4th . . . — Map (db m99306) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-519 — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Major General John M. Palmer
Text on the First Tablet: Palmer's Division .......... Crittenden's Corps. Major General John M. Palmer. September 20, 1863, until 5:45 P.M. 1st Brigade - Brigadier General Charles Cruft. 2nd Brigade - . . . — Map (db m96816) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-475 — Reserve Corps — Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger
Reserve Corps. Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger. Sept. 20, 1863, 1 P.M. 1st Division - Brig. Gen. James B. Steedman. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division - Col. Daniel McCook. . . . — Map (db m59241) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-523 — Reynold's Division — Thomas' Corps. — Major General Joseph J. Reynolds
Text on the First Tablet: Reynold's Division ......... Thomas' Corps. Major General Joseph J. Reynolds. September 20th, 1863, until 5:30 P.M. 1st Brigade - Colonel John T. Wilder. (Mounted . . . — Map (db m96877) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-633 — Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division — Thomas Corps.
Stanley's Brigade Negley's Division. - Thomas Corps. Col. Timothy R. Stanley. September 20, 1863, 10:40 a.m.. 19th Illinois, - Lieutenant Colonel Alexander W. Raffen. 11th Michigan, - Colonel William L. Stoughton. 18th Ohio, - . . . — Map (db m97795) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1118 — Walker's Division. — Walker's Corps — Major General W. H. T. Walker
Walker's Division, - Walker's Corps. Major General W. H. T. Walker. September 19, 1863, 9 a.m. Ector's Brigade, - Brigadier General Matthew D. Ector. Wilson's Brigade, - Colonel Claudius C. Wilson. Ector's Brigade crossed the . . . — Map (db m99342) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1226 — Walthall's Brigade — Liddell's Division — Walker's Corps
Text on the First Tablet: Walthall's Brigade. Liddell's Division ......... Walker's Corps. Brigadier General Edward Cary Walthall. September 19, 1863, 11:30 A.M. 24th Mississippi, - Lieutenant Colonel R. P. . . . — Map (db m96909) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — Atlanta Campaign — Ringgold Gap — May 7, 1864
National Historic Site Atlanta Campaign Ringgold Gap May 7, 1864 Here, through Ringgold Gap, a Federal advance position, Sherman and his army moved forward to begin the campaign against Atlanta and the heart of the South. The Confederate . . . — Map (db m12195) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — Trail of Tears Memorial
In 1838 federal soldiers forced the Cherokee to march from Georgia to the Indian Territory. That area would later be known as Oklahoma. Thousands died on the march, which began in the midst of a drought and continued into a harsh winter. This . . . — Map (db m76042) HM
Georgia (Macon County), Andersonville — Massachusetts
[Front Side]: Death Before Dishonor Erected by the Commonwealth in memory of her sons who died in Andersonville 1864-1865 [Back Side]: Known Dead 767. Resolves 1900 Chapter 77 Approved May 28, W. Murray, Crane . . . — Map (db m12127) HM
Georgia (Sumter County), Andersonville — Gettysburg Address — Abraham Lincoln — 1809 -- 1865
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great Civil War, testing whether that nation, or . . . — Map (db m47798) HM
Georgia (Sumter County), Andersonville — Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps
This Tablet is Erected in Commemoration of the patriotic work of the Women's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, in the preservation and improvement of this historic site, comprising 87 acres, of which . . . — Map (db m48152) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1280 — 3rd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division
C.S.A. Georgia. 3d Cavalry. Colonel R. Thompson. Crew's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 5:30 P.M., September 20, 1863. Map (db m77507) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-596 — Hazen's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Hazen's Brigade Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General William B. Hazen. September 19, 1863, Morning. 9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman. 6th Kentucky - Colonel George T. Shackleford. 41st Ohio . . . — Map (db m103043) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Lee Avenue — General Robert E. Lee, CSA 1807-1870
Lee, born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, graduated from West Point in 1829 and joined the engineers. He saw action in the Mexican War. He served as superintendant of West Point 1852-55. He refused the offer to command the US troops at the . . . — Map (db m82755) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-516 — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Major General John M. Palmer
Palmer's Division .......... Crittenden's Corps. Major General John M. Palmer. September 19th, 1863, forenoon 1st Brigade - Brigadier General Charles Cruft. 2nd Brigade - Brigadier General William B. Hazen. 3rd Brigade - Colonel . . . — Map (db m103093) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — The Town of Lytle — Historic Camp Thomas
The presence of military troops at the Chickamauga Park during the Spanish American war constituted the most activities seen there since the Civil War. A small community, called Lytle, grew up just outside the camp. A contemporary description . . . — Map (db m82705) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-470 — Twenty-First Army Corps — Major General Thomas L. Crittenden
Twenty-First Army Corps. Major General Thomas L. Crittenden. 1st Division -- Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood. 2d Division -- Major General John M. Palmer. 3d Division -- Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve. . . . — Map (db m76128) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-472 — Wheeler's Cavalry Corps — Major General Joseph Wheeler
Wheeler's Cavalry Corps, Major General Joseph Wheeler, September 20, 1863, 7 P.M. Wharton's Division - Brigadier General John A. Wharton. Martin's Division - Brigadier General William T. Martin. . . . — Map (db m77546) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-938 — 18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery — 1st Brigade - 1st Division — Reserve Corps.
[Text on Front Side]: 18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, 1st. Brigade, 1st Division. Reserve Corps. [Text on Back Side]: This battery, Capt. Charles C. Aleshire commanding, moved with the brigade . . . — Map (db m61670) WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-970 — 18th Ohio Infantry — Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps.
Front Side of Marker: 18th Ohio Infantry Stanley's Brigade, Negley's Division, Thomas Corps. Reverse Side of Marker: This regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Grosvenor, moved to the support of General Beatty at . . . — Map (db m39278) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-943 — 1st Ohio Cavalry — Long's Brigade — Crook's Division
Text on the Top Front Side of the Monument: 1st Ohio Cavalry. Lieutenant Colonel Valentine Cupp, Commanding Text on the Bottom Front Side of the Monument: Long's Brigade - Crook's Division Cavalry Corps . . . — Map (db m98245) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1349 — 2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment
2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Commander Lt. Col. Franklin Gaillard. — Map (db m39228) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-769 — 4th Indiana Cavalry — Ray's Brigade — McCook's Division
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry. 2nd Brigade - Ray. 1st Division - E. M. McCook. Cavalry Corps - Mitchell. Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Indiana's Tribute to Her . . . — Map (db m98313) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1009 — 64th Ohio Infantry — 3rd Brigade — 1st Division
[Text on Front Side of Monument]: 64th. Ohio Infantry. Organized By United States Senator, John Sherman, in 1861. 3rd. Brigade, 1st. Division, 21st. Army Corps. [Text on Back Side of Monument]: This . . . — Map (db m62492) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1016 — 89th Ohio Infantry — Turchin's Brigade - Reynolds' Division — 14th Army Corps
Front Side of Marker: 89th. Ohio Infantry Turchin's Brigade, Reynolds Division, 14th Army Corps. Reverse Side of Marker: This regiment, Col. Caleb H. Carlton and capt. Isaac Nelson commanding, being temporarily . . . — Map (db m39142) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — Agony of the Wounded
The Snodgrass Cabin served as a field hospital. In 1863 George Snodgrass and his family of nine lived in a log house here. On the second day of the Battle of Chickamauga, Union forces made a desperate stand in the woods and . . . — Map (db m61845) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1057 — Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery. — VanDerveer's Brigade — Brannan's Division
[Text on the Front Side of the Monument]: Battery I Fourth U.S. Artillery [Text on the Top Back Side of the Monument]: Sept. 19, 1863, Battery I, 14th U.S. Artillery 1st Lieut. F.G. Smith, Com'd'g . . . — Map (db m62468) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-498 — Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps. — Brid. Gen. John M. Brannon.
Text on the First Tablet: Brannan's Division - Thomas Corps. Brig. Gen. John M. Brannan. Sept. 20, 1863. 1 to 7:30 P.M. 1st Brigade - Col. Morton C. Hunter. 2nd Brigade - Col. William H. Hays. 3rd Brigade - . . . — Map (db m61545) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — M-616 — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division — McCook's Corps
Lytle's Brigade Sheridan's Division - McCook's Corps. Brigader General William H. Lytle. September 20th, 1863, morning 36th Illinois - Colonel Silas Miller. 88th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Alexander S. Chadbourne. 21st . . . — Map (db m98992) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-622 — Mitchell's Brigade — Steedman's Division — Granger's Corps
No.65.................................................................................................U. Mitchell's Brigade. Steedman's Division - Granger's Corps. Col. John G. Mitchell. Sept. 20, 1863, 2 P.M. . . . — Map (db m62624) HM
Georgia (Walker County), LaFayette — #1 — Chattooga Academy — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
Chattooga Academy served as Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg's headquarters from September 10-17, 1863. Bragg reportedly prepared for the Battle of Chickamauga under a large oak tree in front of the building; the tree, later known as Bragg's Oak, was . . . — Map (db m82762) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — Kekionga
This area of the Three Rivers was a site of settlement of Native Americans for as much as 10,000 years. The collection of villages known as Kekionga, located in the present-day Lakeside neighborhood, was a center of the Miami nation in historic . . . — Map (db m21501) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — The First French Fort / The First Playground in Fort Wayne
[Left side of marker]:The First French Fort The French lived among the Miami at the Three Rivers as early as 1697 when Jean Baptiste Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes (d. 1719), and Francois Marie Bissot de Vincennes, the son of Jean Baptiste . . . — Map (db m26867) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — The Last Two American Forts/The Siege of 1812
The Last Two American Forts In 1798, Col. Thomas Hunt began construction on this site of the second American fort at the Three Rivers. this fort, which was completed in 1800, replaced the first, hastily built one erected nearby to the . . . — Map (db m21219) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — South-East Corner of the Redoubt
South-East Corner of the Redoubt Thrown up on the Night of the Sixteenth of June 1775 — Map (db m21412) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Boston Custer - Autie Reed
Gen. George A. Custer's brother, Boston, and his nephew, Harry (Autie) Armstrong Reed, accompanied the ill-fated Little Big Horn Expedition into Montana as civilian Quartermaster employees. While at the rear of the cavalry column they learned Gen. . . . — Map (db m21001) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — First Battle of the River Raisin
Over this ground, Jan. 18, 1813, 667 Kentuckians and nearly 100 local Frenchmen charged across the frozen river toward the British and Indian positions. The 63 British and Canadian soldiers and 200 Potawatomi Indians made a brief stand there, then . . . — Map (db m27660) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Historic River Raisin
“Remember the River Raisin” became a national battle cry in the War of 1812 after settlers and Kentucky soldiers were massacred by Indians on the river’s banks in violation of protection promised by the British, The stream here was . . . — Map (db m25963) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Navarre - Anderson Trading Post
[Front side of Marker] You are approaching the oldest surviving wooden structure in Michigan. Built in 1789, it was moved from its original Monroe site in 1894. In 1969 its history was discovered. We are exceptionally grateful to the . . . — Map (db m27317) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Old Hull Road
General Hull's army hewed out of the wilderness the first Michigan road when it advanced from the River Raisin to Detroit at the beginning of the War of 1812. In Monroe the original crossing of the river by Hull's Army was at a ford near the . . . — Map (db m27235) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — The French & Indian War 1756-1763 — A Fight for the Continent — French and Indian War
Waterways to the Interior Rivers and lakes served as the superhighways of the 18th century. Many rivers and lakes in the Colony of New York either bordered New France (Canada), or connected the bordering water bodies to . . . — Map (db m57233) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Joncaire Trading Post
Near here the Frenchman Chabert Joncaire in 1758 set up the first white establishment on the site of Buffalo. Evacuated 1759 at the approach of the British. — Map (db m57151) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Squaw Island - Divided Island — War of 1812
Named Squaw Island by the men of LaSalle's expedition in 1679, this island was called Divided Island, "De-dyo-we-no-guh-doh," by the Senecas, referring to a division by marshy creek known as "Smuggler's Run." Presented by the Seneca Nation to . . . — Map (db m57108) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — 5 — General Herkimer Takes Command — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. At Fort Dayton, near this . . . — Map (db m54261) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Little Falls — Fort Hendrick
Ft. Hendrick 1754-1760 British post guarding Mohawk Castle. Named for King Hendrick killed at Lake George, Sept. 1755 N.Y. State Historical Marker — Map (db m57269) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Little Falls — 2 — In Memory of the Men — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. To the memory of the men . . . — Map (db m57308) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Sackets Harbor — Built on War of 1812 Heritage — Maritime Heritage
A Strategic Place The shelter offered by Sackets Harbor made this an attractive place to base the U.S. Navy fleet. The growth patterns set at the time the military facilities were built are responsible for the layout of the village . . . — Map (db m75735) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — Sackets Harbor - Fall 1814 — A Fortified Naval Base — War of 1812
Focus On Defense Before the War of 1812 Sackets Harbor had no defenses. By the fall of 1814, the combined efforts of the Army, Navy, Marines, and militia had created one of the most heavily fortified sites in North America. . . . — Map (db m75767) HM
New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Plain
"Let the Work of Our Fathers Stand" * * * * * On the Adjacent Hill Summit Stood Fort Plain, Erected 1776, and Its Blockhouse, Built 1780. Military Headquarters of the Mohawk Valley 1780 -1784 Gen. Washington Here July 30, 1783 * * * * * Erected by . . . — Map (db m5282) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — Freedom Crossing Monument
It was here, along the Niagara River in the mid-1800s, that enslaved African Americans from the Southern United States first saw Canada, known as "the Promised Land" -- the place where they could live free forever. Local volunteers, led by Josiah . . . — Map (db m66400) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — Lower Landing Archeological District — National Historic Landmark
Lower Landing Archeological District has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America The . . . — Map (db m66332) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — The Battle of Queenston Heights — War of 1812 — October 13, 1812
On this day, Major General Stephen Van Rensselaer launched a U.S. attack on British Canada with an assault force of regulars and militia. Initially they were pinned down along the shore until Captain John Ellis Wool and his men scaled the heights . . . — Map (db m57083) HM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — The Battle of La Belle Famille — French Losses: The Battle & The Interior
July 24, 1759 At this location British troops set defenses against French reinforcements, intent on breaking the British siege of Fort Niagara. Though outnumbered, the British repelled the advance and assured the fall of the Fort. Their . . . — Map (db m67347) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — A Final Attempt — 7th stop on the walking tour
Down this valley, the Indians, realizing the battle had been turned in favor of the Patriots, began to yell their cry of retreat: "Oonah, oonah!" Vanishing into the valley as quickly as they had appeared, they would carry terror to the settlements . . . — Map (db m32047) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The Military Road
Joseph Brant, familiar with the terrain, probably selected the place of ambush ~ where a small stream crossed the military road. The military road of 1777 was about ten rods north of the present highway. — Map (db m32040) HM
New York (Oneida County), Westmoreland — Utica Area — Historic New York
Historic New York Utica Area Situated on the important Mohawk Valley route between the Hudson River and the Great Lakes, Utica has long been a travel crossroads. Indian trails converged there, and Fort Schuyler was built on the site . . . — Map (db m54343) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Age of Iron Horses — The Railroad Arrives
The railroad overtook the river and canal as the major mode of transport to and from the interior. The river banks and waterfront were dominated by tracks, bridges, and coal trestles. Coal, grain, lumber, and people now moved through the city by . . . — Map (db m86356) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Fort Oswego
This is the site of the former Fort Oswego, a "stone house of strength," built by the British in 1727 to protect their fur-trading interests on the Great Lakes. Strengthened by the addition of outer walls and blockhouses around 1742, Fort Oswego was . . . — Map (db m75342) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Richardson - Bates House Museum — A Victorian Showcase — Pursuit of Culture
Max Richardson lived in an era called the Victorian Period (when England's Queen Victoria ruled over the British Empire), when wealthy people were traveling to exotic places, collecting art and cultural artifacts, reading, and socializing. . . . — Map (db m86574) HM
New York (Oswego County), Scriba — Log House
Site of the first Log House in Scriba. Built 1804 by Major Hill Stone temporary hospital for wounded soldiers 1814 — Map (db m75385) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — Miami & Erie Canal Deep Cut / Miami & Erie Canal — Anthony Wayne Parkway
Miami & Erie Canal, Deep Cut You are on that section of the Miami and Erie Canal where the greatest excavation was made – a section that has been known over the years as “Deep Cut.” The huge ditch, 6,600 feet long and 5 to . . . — Map (db m22848) HM
Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Tecumseh — (1768-1813)
Statesman, Warrior and Patriot was born March 1768, three miles west of Springfield, close to Route 40 - State Route 369 - at the Shawnee Indian Town called Piqua. Site of the battle of Piqua, August 8th, 1780, presently George Rogers Clark Memorial . . . — Map (db m35123) HM
Ohio (Crawford County), Leesville — To the Memory of Colonel Wm. Crawford
. . . — Map (db m23559) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Treaty of Greeneville — Anthony Wayne Treaty Memorial
Placed to Commemorate the Treaty of Greeneville Signed August 3, 1795 by General Anthony Wayne Representing the United States Government and the chiefs and agents of the Allied Indian Tribes of the Territory Northwest of the . . . — Map (db m19883) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Lightsville — Camp Stillwater
The army of Major General Anthony Wayne camped on the rising ground immediately eastward on the night of July 28th, 1794 A.D. After advancing twelve miles from headquarters at Fort Greene Ville on the expedition against the Indian tribes . . . — Map (db m20252) HM
Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 4-20 — Fort Winchester
[Front Text] : "Fort Winchester" General William Henry Harrison ordered the construction of Fort Winchester at the beginning of October 1812 and it was completed October 15. The fort served as a forward observation post and supply . . . — Map (db m37974) HM
Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 7-20 — Winchester's Camp #2 / Preston Island
[Front Text on Marker] : "Winchester's Camp #2" After completing Fort Winchester, Brigadier General James Winchester ordered his troops to cross to the north side of the Maumee River. The troops occupied the new site, Camp #2, from . . . — Map (db m54318) HM
Ohio (Defiance County), Hicksville — St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church 1875 National Historical Site Marked in 1990 Hicksville Historical Society & Capt. George Athey Chpt., CDXVIIC — Map (db m53221) HM
Ohio (Erie County), Sandusky — Village of Venice — 1816-1963
[Marker Front]: The first Venice flour mill was built on this site in 1822. Russell Heywood of Buffalo bought the mill in 1831 and rebuilt it in 1833. Fed by water from underground springs, the mill was in almost constant operation. . . . — Map (db m20476) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), Findlay — Hull's Army
Here Hull's Army Crossed the Blanchard River June 1812 On way to Detroit — Map (db m29568) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), Findlay — 4-32 — Site of Fort Findlay
[Marker Front]: Early in the War of 1812, Gen. Wm. Hull, commander of Ohio troops, ordered Col.. James Findlay to open a road from Ft. McArthur on the Scioto River to Blanchard’s Fork. Under Findlay, a stockade 50 yards square, with a . . . — Map (db m21576) HM
Ohio (Henry County), Napoleon — The Henry County Courthouse
Henry County was organized in 1834 and Napoleon became the county seat in 1835. The first Court was held in a two-story log cabin located at the corner of Perry and Front Streets. The first Courthouse was a plain two-story structure costing . . . — Map (db m28489) HM
Ohio (Jackson County), Leo — Leo Petroglyph
On the flat surface of this rock is one of the finest examples of prehistoric Indian petroglyphs or craved writings in Ohio. These figures are carved on an exposed portion of the black Hand Sandstone bedrock which underlies much of east-central . . . — Map (db m20858) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 8-41 — Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville
Abraham Lincoln and his family stopped in Steubenville on February 14, 1861 on their way to Lincoln's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. Traveling by train, once in Steubenville he departed the depot to address a large crowd of Ohioans . . . — Map (db m33905) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Manary Blockhouse
Site of Manary Blockhouse Delaware Village Bukongehelas Erected by Logan Co. Historical Soc. — Map (db m58762) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — Manary House — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
. . . — Map (db m34212) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Bellefontaine — S 12-46 — The Railroad in Logan County — Railroad YMCA
Side A- The Railroad in Logan County Bellefontaine was a railroad town from the 1890’s to the 1950’s. The city was the site of one of the largest roundhouses and repair centers on the Big Four/ New York Central Lines and trains . . . — Map (db m77396) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Russells Point — Bickham Bridge - 1877
Miami Valley Pike Span-98' Smith Bridge Co., Toledo, OH Type-Howe Truss. Cost - $2,335.00 Rehab-2002 the Righter Co., Columbus, OH Cost-$475,334.57 — Map (db m34180) HM
Ohio (Logan County), West Liberty — Moluntha — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
Chief Moluntha, Grand Sachem of the Shawnees, lived near this place. His wife, the Grenadier Squaw, was a sister of Chief Cornstalk. In 1786 Col. Logan destroyed the town, and Moluntha was murdered by one of the soldiers. — Map (db m20115) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Zanesfield — 2-46 — Earl S. Sloan (1848-1923) — Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
Earl Sloan's accumulation of a fortune from the formulation and sale of "Sloan's Liniment" resulted in the creation of a living legacy. To "honor the place of his nativity" Dr. Earl Sloan donated funds to build the Sloan Library for the people of . . . — Map (db m82605) HM
Ohio (Logan County), Zanesfield — Gen. Simon Kenton — In Memory of
In Memory of Gen. Simon Kenton Born in Culpepper County, VA. in 1755 and died in 1836 Age 81 years Left his native country in early youth, for a frontier life in the great northwest. Captured by Indians in 1778, and brought to . . . — Map (db m20072) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Early American Defeats
Feeling confident after defeating the British in the Revolutionary War, the U.S. stood little chance of success against the better ordered Western Confederacy forces. As a result the well-organized natives led by Little Turtle and Blue Jacket . . . — Map (db m90318) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — 4-48 — First Presbyterian Church — Ohio Historical Marker
This congregation was organized January 9, 1820 by 11 charter members. In 1837 the structure was completed on land reserved for religious purposes on the first Maumee plat. A British gun battery stood on the site in the War of 1812. Additions to the . . . — Map (db m18772) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Fort Miamis During the War of 1812
In the spring of 1813, British troops returned to the site of Fort Miamis to again ally with a determined American Indian Confederacy struggling to expel American settlers from their homeland. The British successfully landed troops and artillery at . . . — Map (db m76878) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Turkey Foot Rock
Lower marker On this rock according to tradition, Chief Turkey Foot of the Ottawa Indians rallied his warriors during the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Here he was killed and for many years tribesmen made offerings of tobacco on the rock to . . . — Map (db m19572) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Swanton — 51-48 — Ohio's Last Ottawas / Swanton
Side A Ohio's Last Ottawas Here in the Oak Openings Region of northwest Ohio, some of the last Ottawa villages in Ohio lined the banks of Swan Creek during the 1830s. These Native Americans were led by Chief Ottokee . . . — Map (db m94769) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — George Duncan Forsyth
[Text on Front Side of Marker] F. C. L. [Text on Right Side of Marker] George Duncan Forsyth Lt. Co. B. 100th O. V. I. Captured at Limestone Station Sept. 8, 1863. Shot and Killed in Libby Prison. Apr. 12, 1864, . . . — Map (db m44765) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 10-48 — Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 — Ohio Historical Marker
[East Side of Marker]:"Port Lawrence" This pioneer village, which was united with its downriver rival, Vistula, to be incorporated as Toledo in 1837, was platted by Cincinnati businessmen in 1817. The "Panic" of 1819 caused the . . . — Map (db m25999) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 13-48 — Toledo Museum of Art — Ohio Historical Marker
Founded in 1901 under the leadership of Edward Drummond Libbey, who established the glass industry in Toledo, the Museum building was designed by the architect Edward Green. It was completed in three stages in 1912, 1926, and 1933. From the outset . . . — Map (db m94869) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Waterville — The Columbian House
This property has been Placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m25974) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Prospect — Greenville Treaty Boundary Line
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Ohio (Mercer County), Fort Recovery — Battle of Fort Recovery — Anthony Wayne Parkway
In 1793, Gen. Mad Anthony Wayne led a third expedition against the Indians. On this site where St. Clair met defeat, he built a post significantly named Fort Recovery, Dec. 23-26, 1793. Here was won the Battle of Fort Recovery, the most signal . . . — Map (db m19847) HM
Ohio (Mercer County), Fort Recovery — 4-54 — St. Clair's Defeat — 1791
Native Americans inhabited and used much of the land in the Ohio valley as hunting grounds. As American settlers pushed west, conflicts resulted and attempts at peaceful settlement failed. Under political pressure, President George Washington . . . — Map (db m20333) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Piqua — In Commemoration of the 94th & 110th Reg’s. O.V.I. — Mustered in the U.S. Service on these Historical Grounds.
[View of left side of marker] Mustered in Aug. 23, 1862 Battles Participated in by The 94th O.V.I. Commanded by Col. Joseph W. Frizell. Perryville, KY. October 8, 1862 Stone River, Tenn. Dec. 31, 1862 – Jan. 3, 1863 . . . — Map (db m26817) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Piqua — Public History Movement
[Top half of Marker] Erected 1898 by the Piqua Chapter, of the Daughters of the American Revolution in commemoration of the last Battle of the French and Indian War, fought near this spot, 1763. [Bottom half of . . . — Map (db m26824) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial
The Battle of Lake Erie September 10, 1813 American.........................................British O.H. Perry............Commander............R.H. Barclay 9...............Vessels...............6 . . . — Map (db m58544) HM
Ohio (Paulding County), Melrose — Site of Fort Brown
One of a chain of posts built along the Auglaize River by General William Henry Harrison in his campaigns against the British and Indians in the War of 1812. Presented to the State of Ohio in the Sesquicentennial Year of Statehood. . . . — Map (db m18954) HM
Ohio (Sandusky County), Fremont — Fremont — County Seat of Sandusky County, Ohio
The Junquindundeh of the Indians, and the Lower Sandusky of the Revolutionary War and War of 1812. — An old neutral town of the Eries used as a refuge on the destruction of the Huron commonwealth by the Iroquois in 1650. — . . . — Map (db m18293) HM
Ohio (Sandusky County), Fremont — Soldier's Monument
[North Side of Monument] To him who hath Borne the battle And to his widow and his orphans. Erected by the people of Sandusky Co., 1885 ———— [East Side of Monument] Liberty and Union now . . . — Map (db m41893) WM
Ohio (Washington County), Marietta — Fort Harmar — Rotary International
Built 1785 by U.S. Major John Doughty's federal troops. Named for General Josiah Harmar. Troops twice battled Indians in western Ohio. — Map (db m20726) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Pemberville — In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason
In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason (1831-1896), second Medal of Honor winner, who is buried in this cemetery. In the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War, Mr. Mason was on the celebrated Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862, when 18 union . . . — Map (db m19086) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Perrysburg — 17-87 — 17th Infantry Regiment
[Front Side of Marker]: The 17th Infantry, created by Congress in 1812 and formed with personnel from western states, was the only Regular Army regiment in General James Winchester's column of the Army of the Northwest's campaign to . . . — Map (db m28203) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Perrysburg — Fort Meigs / Introduction 4 — To the Rapids
American soldiers commanded by William Henry Harrison had been following Winchester with supplies and garrison troops. After learning of the French Town defeat, they fell back to the Portage River in Ohio. On February 1, 1813, Harrison advanced to . . . — Map (db m42068) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Portage — C — Portage Stockade — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C481 — Fort Ferree — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
. . . — Map (db m18086) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Baden — Hill Cemetery
This cemetery was originally part of the Depreciation Lands (Leet's District), Tract #22, and was surveyed by Daniel Leet in 1785. Known as "McKean", it was patented to Governor Thomas McKean for his service in the American Revolution. After his . . . — Map (db m46823) HM
Pennsylvania (Erie County), Erie — The Ariel, Porcupine, Scorpion and Tigress — Gunboats of Commodore Perry
The Ariel, Porcupine, Scorpion and Tigress, gunboats of Commodore Perry, in the Battle of Lake Erie, Sep. 10, 1813, were built on the bay front, 100 yards north of this spot, early in the same year. — Map (db m21426) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-272 — 19th Ohio Infantry — Beatty's Brigade
19th Ohio Infantry Samuel Beatty's Brigade. Colonel Charles Manderson. November 25, 1863. Killed 1, .......................Wounded 12. — Map (db m87249) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-338A — 24th Wisconsin Infantry — 1st Brigade - 2nd Division — 4th Corps.
Wisconsin 24th Infantry 1st Brigade 2nd Division 4th Corps. Nov. 25th, 1863, 5 P.M. — Map (db m93919) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-322 — 27th Pennsylvania Infantry — 1st Brigade - 2nd Division — 11th Army Corps.
[Front Side] 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry 1st Brigade, 2nd Division 11th Army Corps. This Regiment took active part at Wauhatchie and Missionary Ridge. [Back Side] Number of officers and men in . . . — Map (db m43329) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-259 — 2nd Ohio Infantry — Carlin's Brigade — Johnson's Division
2d Ohio Infantry Carlin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps. Colonel Anson G. McCook. November 25, 1863. The second, with its Brigade, ascended Lookout the afternoon of November 24, joined Hooker's . . . — Map (db m87206) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-158 — 35th Illinois Infantry — 1st Brigade - 3d Division — 4th Corps.
Illinois 35th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 3d Division, 4th Corps. Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M. — Map (db m45494) HM WM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-283 — 38th Ohio Infantry — Phelp's Brigade — Baird's Division
38th Ohio Infantry. Phelp's Brigade, Baird's Division, 14th Corps. Major Charles Greenwood, November 25, 1863. During the forenoon of the 25th the Division was sent to Tunnel Hill to the support of General . . . — Map (db m87274) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-285 — 46th Ohio Infantry — Corse's Brigade — H. Ewing's Division
46th Ohio Infantry Corse's Brigade, H. Ewing's Division, 15th Corps. Colonel Charles C. Walcutt. November 25, 1863. This Regiment with its Brigade moved down the slope of the hill next north of this position . . . — Map (db m70712) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-296 — 64th Ohio Infantry. — Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps. — Col. Alexander McIlvain.
64th Ohio Infantry Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps. Colonel Alexander McIlvain Nov. 25, 1863 The regiment took part with its Brigade in the operations of Nov. 23 and in the assault on Missionary . . . — Map (db m82101) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-210 — 6th U.S. Missouri Infantry
6th Mo. Infty. U.S.A. In Action 100 Yds. N.E. Of This Position Nov. 25, 1863. Map (db m57912) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-306 — 89th Ohio Infantry — Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps. — Capt. John H. Jolly.
89th Ohio Infantry Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps. Capt. John H. Jolly. Nov. 25, 1863. The morning of Nov. 25 the 89th, with its Brigade and Division, marched to support Gen. Sherman at Tunnel Hill. . . . — Map (db m45433) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-194 — 8th Kansas Infantry — Willich's Brigade — Wood's Division
The 8th. Kansas Vol. Infty., Col. John A. Martin Commanding, 1st. Brig. Gen. August Willich, 3rd. Div. Gen. T.J. Wood, 4th. A.C. Gen. Gordon Granger. November 23rd, 1863. Moved on this point at 2:00 o'clock p.m. from . . . — Map (db m43467) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — 2A 108 — Abby Crawford Milton — 1881 -1991
Abby C. Milton of Chattanooga was a leader in the women’s suffrage movement in Tennessee. The campaign culminated in a vote by the Tennessee Legislature in 1920 to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote. . . . — Map (db m74631) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-3 — Battle of Chattanooga, 3d Day, Nov. 25.
During the night of Nov. 24, 1863, Bragg's forces withdrew from the plain and Lookout and joined those on Missionary Ridge, occupying it from Rossville to Tunnel Hill, and a spur thence eastward to the Chickamauga. Sherman early on the 25th . . . — Map (db m81651) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-5-6 — Battle of Chattanooga. — Nov. 23 - 25, 1863.
[First Tablet] Battle of Chattanooga. Nov. 23 - 25, 1863. ————————— Gen. Grant had under his command for the Battle of Chattanooga the Army of the . . . — Map (db m43472) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-400 — Calvert's (Arkansas) Battery — Maj. T.R. Hotchkiss' Artillery Battalion. — Cleburne's Division
Calvert's (Arkansas) Battery 2-6 pdr. guns -- 2-12 pdr. Howitzers. Maj. T.R. Hotchkiss' Artillery Battalion. Cleburne's Division 1st Lieut. Thomas J. Key, Commanding, 1st Lieut. R. Fitzpatrick, 1st Lieut. W. M. . . . — Map (db m45712) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Camp Contraband
Camp Contraband was the name given to an encampment that existed on this site during the Civil War. The camp was a haven for a large number of refugees, most of whom were liberated slaves seeking safety within the Union lines. The former slaves were . . . — Map (db m84273) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-348 — Cheatham's Division
Left of Cheatham's Division Map (db m58137) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-82 — Ewing's Division
U.S.A. Ewing's Division. Left of Assault. Nov. 25, 1863. Map (db m58194) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Finding a Hidden Treasure
How did the National Park Service find the Brown's Ferry Federal Road trace, a small portion of a larger road network that radiated throughout the United States and its territories? With the road hidden by the dense undergrowth of trees and . . . — Map (db m84234) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Fort Wood
S.W. Angle of Fort Wood (Creighton), East Salient of Outer Line. Map (db m58773) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Havis' Georgia Battery — Two 12-per. Napoleons, Two James Rifles. — Maj. Felix H. Robertson's Reserve Artillery
Havis' Georgia Battery. Two 12-per. Napoleons, Two James Rifles. Maj. Felix H. Robertson's Reserve Artillery. November 25, 1863, 4 P.M. 1st Lieut. James R. Duncan, Commanding. 1st Lieut. Hamblen R. . . . — Map (db m68833) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Hazen's Brigade — Wood's Division — Granger's Corps
Hazen's Brigade Wood's Division - Granger's Corps. Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen. Nov. 2, 1863. 6th Indiana - Maj. Calvin D. Campbell. 5th Kentucky - Col. William W. Berry. 5th Kentucky - Lieut. Col. John L. . . . — Map (db m68840) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Johnson's Division — Palmer's Corps — Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson.
Johnson's Division Palmer's Corps. Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson. Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M. 1st Brigade - Brig. Gen. William P. Carlin. 2nd Brigade - Col. William L. Stoughton. 3rd Brigade - Brig. Gen. John . . . — Map (db m57787) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Occupied Chattanooga — The Waterfront
Chattanooga's Tennessee River waterfront underwent major changes during the Civil War. The Confederate troops who occupied the town in the spring of 1862 constructed forts and batteries near the river. When Union Gen. William S. Rosecrans army . . . — Map (db m59048) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Union Block House
Block houses were built during the Civil War for use as defensive position to protect critical assets. The military bridge spanning the river located here was protected by a block house similar to the example pictured here. Block houses were . . . — Map (db m59180) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-66 — Union Casualties — Battle of Chattanooga — November 23 - 27, 1863
Union Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga. Nov. 23d to Nov. 27th, 1863.The losses here given by Divisions include Orchard Knob, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge and operations following as far as Ringgold Gap, GA. Cruft's Div., 4th Corps - . . . — Map (db m43486) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-66B — Union Casualties — Battle of Chattanooga — November 23 - 27, 1863
Union Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga. Nov. 23d to Nov. 27th, 1863.The losses here given by Divisions include Orchard Knob, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge and operations following as far as Ringgold Gap, GA. Cruft's Div., 4th Corps - . . . — Map (db m44576) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — William (Uncle Bill) Lewis — 1810-1896
William Lewis was born in Winchester, Tennessee, in 1810 as a slave. When he was old enough, Lewis was taught the blacksmith trade. By working at odd times, he was able to save enough money to purchase the freedom of his wife so his children would . . . — Map (db m39467) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-98 — Wood's Division — Granger's Corps — Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood.
Wood's Division - Granger's Corps Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood. Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M. 1st Brigade - Brig. Gen. August Willich. 2d Brigade - Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen. 3d Brigade - Brig. Gen. Samuel Beatty This . . . — Map (db m45744) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Lookout Mountain — MT-368 — Clayton's Brigade
Clayton's Brigade Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps. Col. J. T. Holtzclaw. Nov. 25, 1863, 8 P.M. 18th Alabama - Maj. Shop Ruffin. 32nd Alabama - Capt. John W. Bell. 36th Alabama - Col. Lewis T. . . . — Map (db m68851) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Tiftonia — MT245-46 — Wiedrich's New York Battery — Osborn's Artillery — Steinweher's Division
Front side of Monument, Top: Wiedrich's Battery I 1st New York Light Artillery Osborn's - Artillery Steinweher's - 2nd Division Howard's - 11th Corps Hooker's Command 11th and 12th Corps . . . — Map (db m70194) HM
West Virginia (Fayette County), Lookout — Spy Rock
Sandstone formation at 2510 feet is landmark known for view of Sewell Mt. range to SE. Known as "Rock of Eyes" by Native Americans and dubbed "Spy Rock" by Civil War soldiers. Sept. 1861, Gen. J.D. Cox and 5,000 Union soldiers camped here to oppose . . . — Map (db m34430) HM
West Virginia (Hancock County), New Cumberland — New Cumberland
Near New Cumberland, George Chapman settled, about 1783, and built an Indian fort. Here are graves of the Chapmans, Gregorys, Graftons, and other pioneer families. Pughtown, settled about 1810, was the first county seat. — Map (db m39685) HM
West Virginia (Marshall County), Moundsville — Grave Creek Mound
This world-famous burial mound was built by the Adena people sometime before the Christian Era. The mound was originally 69 feet high, 295 feet in diameter, and was encircled by a moat. There were many mounds in the area-hence the city's . . . — Map (db m54886) HM
West Virginia (Marshall County), Proctor — ML 1 — George Rogers Clark
In 1772, George Rogers Clark explored the Ohio and Great Kanawha rivers He stayed the winter here, planted and harvested a crop, and carried out much surveying. Riflemen from the region aided him in winning the Northwest in . . . — Map (db m54811) HM
West Virginia (Nicholas County), Keslers Cross Lanes — The Battle of Carnifex Ferry
Seeking to gain a foothold in Western Virginia from which to conduct military operations, Gen. John B. Floyd, C.S.A. with approx. 1,800 troops established Camp Gauley here on the Patterson Farm about one mile from Carnifex Ferry. Gen. William . . . — Map (db m20876) HM
West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — B & O Railroad — “All Aboard!”
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad reached Wheeling on Christmas Eve 1852 and was one of the best presents the city of Wheeling ever received. From that Christmas until the last “All Aboard!” was shouted on June 30, 1961, our city utilized . . . — Map (db m39785) HM
West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — McColloch’s Leap
Major Samuel McColloch daring scout, gallant soldier while attempting the relief of Fort Henry at Wheeling September, 1777 escaped an overwhelming body of Indians by forcing his horse over this precipice — Map (db m513) HM
West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Oglebay Mansion Museum — Burton Center
Former Waddington Farm residence of Earl William Oglebay 1849 — 1926 and Sallie Paull Howell Oglebay 1856 — 1916 Daughter Sarita Oglebay Burton 1882 — 1930 Grandson Courtney Burton, Jr. 1912 — 1992 . . . — Map (db m39753) HM
West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The Defenders of the Union — 1861 — 1865
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