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Florida's First Atlantic to Gulf Railroad Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dale K. Benington, June 25, 2010
Florida's First Atlantic to Gulf Railroad Marker
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Chatham — Chatham Blockhouse — — 1794 —
On this site a blockhouse was constructed in 1794 by order of Lieutenant-Governor John Graves Simcoe. He planned to establish here a small naval arsenal which would form a link in the defences of Upper Canada's western frontier and also draw the . . . — Map (db m71313) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Participants in the Battle of the Thames — Tuesday, October 5, 1813 — Tecumseh Parkway
Jacques (James) Baby 1763-1833: A member of the Legislative and Executive Council for Upper Canada, judge for the Western District, and in command of the 1st Kent Militia, Baby was captured by the Americans at the Battle of the Thames. Billy . . . — Map (db m71415) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — The Burning of Fairfield — Tecumseh Parkway
Robert McAfee, a soldier in Colonel Johnson's Mounted Regiment, kept a journal of his experiences, and wrote on October 7, 1813: Spent the day in collecting in plunder ... Colonel Owings Regiment of Regulars came up and took charge of the . . . — Map (db m72414) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Amherstburg Navy Yard
[West Historic Marker]:Amherstburg Navy Yard A Navy Yard was built here in 1796 to replace Detroit as the base and supply depot for the Provincial Marine on Lakes Erie and Huron. In 1812 the GENERAL HUNTER and QUEEN CHARLOTTE, built . . . — Map (db m37552) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Fort Amherstburg (Fort Malden)
The post was begun by the Royal Canadian Volunteers in 1796 to replace Detroit and to maintain British influence among the western Indians. As the principal defense of the Detroit frontier in 1812, it was here that Isaac Brock gathered his forces . . . — Map (db m34353) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Fort Malden Points of Interest
Fort Malden Points of Interest • Fort Malden Points d'intιrκt (1) Visitor Centre 1939 Centre d'accueil 1939 (2) Military Pensioner's Cottage circa 1851 (Restoration) . . . — Map (db m71278) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Major John Richardson — (1796 - 1852)
Born at Queenston in Upper Canada, John Richardson served as a volunteer at Fort Malden during the War of 1812 and was taken prisoner by the Americans at Moraviantown. He was released at war's end, retired on half-pay in 1818, and spent most of the . . . — Map (db m76737) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Strategic Location
Strategic Location A deepwater channel between here and Boblo Island brings ships close to shore, a fact dramatically illustrated when a north-bound lake freighter passes by. This was why Fort Amerstburg was originally located . . . — Map (db m71191) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — Montreal Point in 1782 — The Huron First Nation's gift to the Roman Catholic Church
In the year 1782 the Huron First Nation gave Montreal Point to the Diocese. The Jesuit Fathers constructed the Assumption Parish in 1787, the first Roman Catholic Parish west of Montreal, Quebec. Today the park, named Assumption, is owned and . . . — Map (db m37389) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — The Capture of Detroit
Confident of victory, General Hull had invaded Canada in July 1812, but failed to take advantage of his early success and the demoralization of the defenders. Fear of the Indians then rallying to the British cause and an inability to maintain supply . . . — Map (db m34321) HM
Ontario (Hamilton County), Hamilton — Sir Allan Napier MacNab — 1798 - 1862
Politician, businessman, land speculator and soldier, Allan MacNab enjoyed a very public life. He was a successful lawyer and was appointed Upper Canada's first Queen's Counsel. In 1838 he was knighted for his role in suppressing the rebellion in . . . — Map (db m66130) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — Chippawa Battlefield Panel 2 — Opening Strikes — July 5, 1814 3:00 p.m.
At dawn 5 July 1814, parties of Canadian-Militia and British allied Native Warriors scouted the American camp. They began sniping from the bushes on the north side of Street's Creek and this continued throughout the morning. Around noon, General . . . — Map (db m49399) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Battle of Lundy's Lane — Bataille de Lundy's Lane
This was the site of the bloodiest battle of the War of 1812. On the afternoon of 25th July, 1814, Lieutenant-General Gordon Drummond with about 2800 men engaged the invading American army which had recently been victorious at Chippawa. The armies . . . — Map (db m49053) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane
This Memorial – is – Erected to Commemorate the celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane Held here July 25th 1914 Under the Auspices – of – The . . . — Map (db m54045) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Brown's Point
Brown's Point Here Gen. Sir Isaac Brock called out on his way to Queenston Heights 13th October 1812 "Push On York Volunteers." — Map (db m49482) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Chloe Cooley and the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada
On March 14, 1793 Chloe Cooley, an enslaved Black woman in Queenston, was bound, thrown in a boat and sold across the river to a new owner in the United States. Her screams and violent resistance were brought to the attention of Lieutenant Governor . . . — Map (db m75858) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Fort Mississauga is a National Historic Site — an impotant part of Canada's story!
• Mississauga Point was the location of a Neutral First Nation fishing settlement by the 15th century. • The area was under the control of the Seneca Nation during the late 17th century, and it became home to the Mississauga Nation by the 18th . . . — Map (db m52236) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Fort Niagara
Across the Niagara River is the imposing American stronghold, Fort Niagara. Originally built by the French, then occupied by the British, and finally by the Americans, this fort for nearly 150 years stood guard over the traditional supply route to . . . — Map (db m53630) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Lieutenant-Colonel John Butler 1725-1796
Born in New London, Connecticut, Butler settled in the Mohawk Valley, New York, in 1742. Commissioned in the British Indian Department in 1755, he served in the Seven Years War. At the outbreak of the American Revolution , he was compelled to leave . . . — Map (db m49165) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Vrooman's Battery — La Batterie Vrooman
Manned by Captain Samuel Hatt's 5th Lincoln (Militia) Regiment and a small party of the Lincoln Militia Artillery under Lieutenant John Ball, and consisting of one 24-pounder cannon mounted within a crescent-shaped earthwork, this Battery was . . . — Map (db m48750) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Brock's Monument - Queenston Heights Battlefield
The monument towering above you is a memorial to Major-General Sir Isaac Brock commander of British forces in Upper Canada at the beginning of the War of 1812. Brock died on the slopes below Queenston Heights on October 13, 1812, during an . . . — Map (db m52137) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Major John Richardson — 1796-1852
This pioneer historian, author and soldier was born in Queenston. His family moved to Amherstburg about 1802, and at the outbreak of the War of 1812 Richardson joined the British army. Retired on half pay in 1818 in London, England, he published the . . . — Map (db m54135) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Sheaffe's Path to Victory
Sheaffe's Path to Victory October 13th 1812 — Map (db m53530) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Lock 24 - First Welland Canal
A timber lock with inside dimensions of 33.7m (108 ft.) by 6.6m (22 ft.) was constructed on this site between 1824 and 1827. The lock walls consisted of earth filled cribs 5.2m (16 ft) thick and 7.6m (25 ft) deep. This was the 24th lock of 39 that . . . — Map (db m75871) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church
Salem Chapel, built in 1855, was an important centre of 19th-century abolitionist and civil rights activity in Canada. Harriet Tubman, the famous Underground Railroad "conductor", lived near here from 1851 to 1858 and is traditionally associated . . . — Map (db m75873) HM
Greece, Attica Region (Central Athens Regional Unit), Athens — The Parthenon
English Text The Parthenon was a temple dedicated to Athena Parthenos (Virgin). It is built in the Doric order and made of white Pentelic marble with a width of 30.86 meters, a length of 69.51 meters and a height of 15 meters. It has an . . . — Map (db m85214) HM
Greece, Attica Region (Central Athens Regional Unit), Athens — The Statue of Athena Promachos
English Text: The colossal bronze statue of Athena, known as Athena Promachos, dominated in the area between the Propylaia and the Erechtheion, to the left of the visitor walking along the processional way of the Acropolis. It was made . . . — Map (db m85182) HM
Greece, Crete (Heraklion), Knosos — The work of the Knossos Scientific Committee on the Palace and the archaeological site
English Text: The "Palace and Archaeological Site of Knossos" project, intended both to deal with the various problems faced by the monument and to promote it, was included in the 3rd Community Support Fund (CSF) in 2000, to be . . . — Map (db m85562) HM
Greece, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Region (Regional unit of Kavala), Kavala — Neapolis-Christoupolis-Kavala (7th C.BC. - 20th C.AD.)
Marker's English Text: Historical Outline The Panagia peninsula has been inhabited since the Early Iron Age (1050-700 BC). In the second half of the 7th century BC, Parian settlers from Thasos founded a new . . . — Map (db m84729) HM
Greece, Peloponnese Region (Corinthia Regional Unit), Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth) — Temple of Apollo
English Text: The seven standing columns of the Archaic temple are one of the most prominent landmarks of Corinth. Contrary to one's first impression, however, the view from this point is back of the building. The dedication of the . . . — Map (db m84826) HM
Israel, Central District, Rosh Ha'ayin — Tel Afeq - Antipatris
Archaeological excavations at Tel Afeq have exposed layers of occupation dating from the Chalcolithic period (the fourth millennium B.C.E.) until the 20th century C.E. Strategically situated on the "Afeq Pass", a bottleneck between the headwaters of . . . — Map (db m64309) HM
Israel, Galilee, Tabgha — Church of Heptapegon — The Seven Springs
History 28–350 AD The Judeo-Christians of Capharnaum venerated a large rock upon which Jesus is said to have laid the bread and fish before he fed the five thousand (Mk 6:30-44) ca. 350 AD Used as an altar, the rock . . . — Map (db m44034) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — The Chariot-Races — The Meta Prima
The chariot races thrilled the crowds. The counterclockwise seven-lap race commenced at the starting gates (carceres) (1) and ended at a finishing line situated in front of the dignitaries' tribune (2). At each end of the axial rib . . . — Map (db m64537) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Megiddo — The Northern Palace
[Text on the Left Side of the Marker]: The foundations of this palace, first investigated by Y. Yadin in 1960, are presently being excavated by 'The Megiddo Expedition'. The edifice was apparently laid out as a bit hilani (North . . . — Map (db m64898) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem — Beit Hatzofeh Lookout — A Journey to the Source
"Jerusalem, hills enfold it, and the Lord enfolds his people now and forever" (Psalms 125:2) Jerusalem was first established on the hill on which you are now standing almost 4,000 years ago, during the Canaanite . . . — Map (db m63924) HM
Israel, Northern District, Tiberias — The Crusader-Ottoman Building / Millstones
[Text at the top of the marker]: The Crusader-Ottoman Building This was built in the 12th century CE and remained in use until the Ottoman period. The hall has typical pointed vaults and embrasures in the walls, with remains of . . . — Map (db m65331) HM
Israel, Southern District (Mehoz HaDarom), Arad — The Synagogue
"Long since, my brave men, we determined neither to serve the Romans nor any other save God ..." Josephus Flavius The rebels' way of life on Masada required a building suitable for community meetings and Torah readings. This . . . — Map (db m64076) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Kingsley Plantation — Fort George Island
The plantation house symbolizes the owners and their freedom. The cabin ruins stand behind you as a testament to the enslaved and their lives of forced labor. Explore the plantation grounds and discover the stories of plantation owners and . . . — Map (db m40007) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Slave Cabins — Voices From the Past
The slave quarters were a place to find identity and strength through family, faith, and shared experiences. Many American traditions originate from the daily activities and beliefs of enslaved people. Practices that survive today revolve . . . — Map (db m41248) HM
Florida (Nassau County), Fernandina Beach — F-28 — Florida's First Atlantic to Gulf Railroad
The Florida Railroad Company was incorporated January 8, 1853, with David L. Yulee as president. The line received both federal and state land grants. Despite early financial difficulties, construction was begun from Fernandina, where the main . . . — Map (db m33411) HM
Florida (Nassau County), Fernandina Beach — McClure's Hill
Site of the Battle of Amelia, September 13, 1817. On this hill, Spaniards erected a battery of four brass cannon, with about 300 men, supported by two gunboats. They shelled Fernandina, held by Jared Irwin, adventurer and former Penna. congressman. . . . — Map (db m33343) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Welcome to Heritage Court / Fred H. Albee, M.D.
Welcome to Heritage Court Here you will find recorded the origins of this city. On your left is a memorial to Dr. Fred H. Albee who owned the land on which Venice is built, and on your right is a memorial to John Nolen who conceived the . . . — Map (db m20410) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1289 — 10th Confederate Georgia Cavalry — Scott's Brigade — Pegram's Division
C.S.A. Georgia. Co's, "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", 10th Confederate. Col. C.T. Goode. Scott's Brigade. Pegram's Division. 11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863.Map (db m61618) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1065 — 18th United States Infantry — 3rd Brigade — 1st Division
Text on Front Side of Monument: 18th U.S. Infantry 3rd Brigade, 1st Division 14th Corps September 19-20, 1863 Statement of Casualties Engaged - 587 Killed - 45 Wounded - 159 Missing - 91 Total Loss - 295 . . . — Map (db m87393) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-763 — 19th Indiana Battery — King's Brigade — Reynolds' Division
Indiana Nineteenth Battery. (Harris) Second Brigade. (King) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M. to 10 P.M. — Map (db m98199) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1291 — 1st Confederate Georgia, 2nd Battalion Infantry — Jackson's Brigade — Cheatham's Division.
C.S.A. Georgia. 1st Confederate. 2d Battalion Infantry. Major James Clark Gordon. Jackson's Brigade. Cheatham's Division. 5:30 P.M., September 20, 1863. — Map (db m97684) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-940 — 20th Ohio Battery — Dodge's Brigade — Johnson's Division
20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery. 4 3" Rifles, 2 Napoleons. Dodge's Brigade, Johnson's Division, McCook's Corps. September 19, 1863 Captain Edward Grosskopff, Commanding. The Battery with its Brigade left Catlett's Gap early in the . . . — Map (db m102294) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-874 — 23rd Kentucky Infantry (USA)
23rd Kentucky Inf. U.S. Vols.Map (db m96795) WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-978 — 24th Ohio Infantry — Grose's Brigade — Palmer's Division
Text on the Front Side of Monument: 24th Ohio Infantry, Grose's Brigade, Palmer's Division, 2ist Army Corps. Text on the Back Side of Monument: September 19th, 1863, this Regiment . . . — Map (db m97750) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-678 — 27th Illinois Infantry — 3rd Brigade - Bradley — 3rd Division - Sheridan
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: Illinois 27th Infantry. 3rd Brigade - Bradley. 3rd Division - Sheridan. 20th Army Corps - McCook Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Commanded . . . — Map (db m102062) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-796 — 35th Indiana Infantry — 3rd Brigade - Barnes — 3rd Division - Van Cleve
Text on Front Side of Monument: 35th Indiana 3rd Brigade - Barnes 3rd Division - Van Cleve, 21st Corps - Crittenden Text on Back Side of Monument: Indiana's Tribute To Her Thirty-Fifth . . . — Map (db m87468) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-885 — 4th Michigan Cavalry — Minty's Brigade — Crook's Division
Fourth Michigan Cavalry Night September 18, 1863Map (db m76524) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-736 — 5th Indiana Battery — 3rd Brigade - Baldwin. — 2nd Division - Johnson
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 5th Indiana Battery 3rd Brigade - Baldwin 2nd Division - Johnson 20th Corps - McCook Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Indiana's Tribute To Her . . . — Map (db m100960) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1285 — 6th Georgia Cavalry — Davidson's Brigade — Pegram's Division
C.S.A. Georgia. 6th Cavalry. Col. John R. Hart. Davidson's Brigade. Pegram's Division. 11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863.Map (db m59239) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-867 — 6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers)
6th Kentucky Inf. U.S. Vols.Map (db m96792) WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-830 — 74th Indiana Infantry
Indiana Seventy-Fourth Regiment Infantry. (Chapman) Second Brigade. (Croxton) Third Division. (Brannan) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 12:30 P.M. — Map (db m96797) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1049 — 79th Pennsylvania Infantry — 2nd Brigade — 1st Division
Text on the Front Side of the Monument:
79th Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry 2nd. Brigade, 1st. Division, 14th. Corps. Colonel Henry A. Hambright Commanding Text on the Right Side . . . — Map (db m100909) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-706 — 86th Illinois Infantry — 2nd Brigade - Daniel McCook — 2nd Division - Morgan
Illinois 86th Infantry Daniel McCook's Brigade 6 p.m. 18th to 7 a.m. 19th of September 1863 "The opening of the battle." — Map (db m104968) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-745 — 8th Indiana Battery — 1st Brigade - Buell — 1st Division - Wood
Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 8th Indiana Battery 1st Brigade - Buell 1st Division - Wood 21st Corps - Crittenden Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Indiana's Tribute To Her Eighth Battery. . . . — Map (db m102131) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-922 — Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery — Croxton's Brigade, Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps.
Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery. 4 James, 2 Napoleons. Croxton's Brigade, Brannan's Division, Thomas' Corps. September 20, 1863. 1st Lieutenant Marco B. Gary, Commanding. 1st Lieutenant Hiram W. . . . — Map (db m82922) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1051 — Battery H, 4th U. S. Artillery — Grose's Brigade — Palmer's Division
Battery H, 4th U. S. Artillery. 4 12 Pounder Howitzers. Grose's Brigade, Palmer's Division, Crittenden's Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieutenant Harry C. Cushing, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant Robert Floyd (Fatally . . . — Map (db m96895) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1336 — Bledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery
Missouri T. O. Bledsoe's Missouri Battery C.S.A. — Map (db m97794) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-445 — Buckner's Headquarters Shell Monument
Headquarters Buckner's Corps Major General Simon Boliver Buckner September 20, 1863, 2 to 6 p.m. — Map (db m87725) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-558 — Buell's Brigade — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Buell's Brigade< Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George P. Buell. September 19, 1863, 4 p.m., 1st Position 100th Illinois - Colonel Frederick A. Bartleson. 58th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel James T. . . . — Map (db m102096) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1251 — Calvert's Arkansas Battery — Polk's Brigade — Cleburne's Division
Calvert's Arkansas Battery. 2 6 Pounders, 2 12 Pounder Howitzers. Polk's Brigade, Cleburne's Division, Hill's Corps. September 20, 1863. 1st Lieutenant Thomas Key, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant Willis M. Hopwood. 2d . . . — Map (db m106655) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-568 — Croxton's Brigade — Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps
Croxton's Brigade. Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps. Colonel John T. Croxton Sept. 19, 1863, noon, 3d Position. 10th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Marsh B. Taylor 74th Indiana - Colonel Charles W. Chapman. . . . — Map (db m106720) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1150A — Dibrell's Brigade — Armstrong's Division — Forrest's Corps
Dibrell's Brigade Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps. Colonel George G. Dibrell. September 19, 1863, Noon, 2nd Position 4th Tennessee - Colonel William S. McLemore. 8th Tennessee - Captain Hamilton McGinnis. 9th . . . — Map (db m106006) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-582 — Dick's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Dick's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George F. Dick. Sept. 20, 1863, About noon. 44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich. 86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick. 13th Ohio, - . . . — Map (db m87352) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-580 — Dick's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Dick's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George F. Dick. Sept. 19, 1863, 4:30 P.M. 44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich. 86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick. 13th Ohio, - Captain Horatio . . . — Map (db m97935) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1299 — Georgia 4th Battalion Sharpshooters — Bartes Brigade — Stewart's Division
Georgia. 4th Battalion Sharpshooters. Major T.D. Caswell. Captain B.M. Turner. Lieutenant Joel Towers. Bates Brigade. Stewart's Division. 11:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.Map (db m96894) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1261 — Howell's Georgia Battery — Wilson's Brigade — Walker's Division
C.S.A. Georgia. Howell's Battery. Captain Evan P. Howell. Wilson's Brigade. Walker's Division. 10 A.M. September 19, 1863. — Map (db m99171) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1364 — 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 20, 1863. Captain Gustave A. Huwald Commanding. 1st Lieutenant D. Breck Ramsey. 2d Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m105886) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1106 — Liddell's Division — Walker's Corps — Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell
Liddell's Division, - Walker's Corps. Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell. September 19, 1863, 8 a.m. Liddell's Brigade, - Colonel Daniel C. Govan. Walthall's Brigade, - Brigadier General Edward C. Walthall. Shortly after sunset . . . — Map (db m107040) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-511 — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps. — Maj. Gen. James S. Negley.
Negley's Division, - Thomas' Corps. Maj. Gen. James S. Negley. Sept. 20, 1863, Morning. 1st Brigade, - Brig. Gen. John Beatty. 2nd Brigade, - Col. Timothy R. Stanley. 3rd Brigade, - Col. William Sirwell. This . . . — Map (db m65643) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-463 — Preston Smith Memorial Shell Monument — Commanding Brigade — Cheatham's Division
Preston Smith Brigadier General, C.S.A. Commanding Brigade Cheatham's Division Killed Here About 7 P.M. September 19, 1863Map (db m96958) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-566A — Route of Croxton's Brigade
Route of Croxton's Brigade To opening of Battle Sept. 19, 1863.Map (db m65626) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1420 — To the opening of the Battle
To the opening of the Battle, First day, September 19, 1863. 1½ Miles. — Map (db m105843) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1231 — Wood's Brigade — Cleburne's Division — Hill's Corps
Wood's Brigade Cleburne's Division - Hill's Corps. Brigadier General S. A. M. Wood. September 19, 1863, 6 p.m., 1st Position 16th Alabama - Major John H. McGaughy. 33d Alabama - Colonel Samuel Adams. 45th Alabama - . . . — Map (db m106959) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Rossville — 84th Indiana Infantry — Whitaker's Brigade — Steedman's Division
In this area, on September 19th 1863, the first desperate fighting for control of the vitally important rail center of Chattanooga took place. The Eighty-fourth Indiana Regiment, memorialized by a marker on this property was part of a 60,000 . . . — Map (db m106538) HM
Georgia (Dade County), Trenton — Trenton — Gateway to Chickamauga and the Campaign for Atlanta — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails
In early September 1863, a major Federal army entered Georgia for the first time since the outbreak of war. A division of Union Major General William S. Rosecrans' Army of the Cumberland arrived here on September 4th, the first of at least 25,000 . . . — Map (db m82779) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1281 — 3rd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division
C.S.A. Georgia. 3d Cavalry. Colonel R. Thompson. Crew's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 3 P.M., September 20, 1863.Map (db m76119) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Crawfish Spring — A "Magnificent" Respite from Carnage
Crawfish Spring was the first name given to the modern community Chickamauga, Georgia. Cherokees lived in this area before their forced removal in 1838, with their Chickamauga District courthouse located near the spring. In the 1840s an early white . . . — Map (db m12314) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1162 — Helm's Brigade — Breckinridge's Division — Hill's Corps
Helm's Brigade. Breckinridge's Division, Hill's Corps. Brigadier General Benjamin Hardin Helm. Colonel Joseph H. Lewis. September 19, 1863, 9 a.m. 41st Alabama, - Colonel Martin L. Stansel. 2nd Kentucky, - . . . — Map (db m103152) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-615 — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division — McCook's Corps
Lytle's Brigade Sheridan's Division - McCook's Corps. Brigader General William H. Lytle. September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M., 1st Position 36th Illinois - Colonel Silas Miller. 88th . . . — Map (db m76122) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-725 — 123rd Illinois Infantry — Wilder's Brigade — Reynolds' Division
Illinois 123rd Infantry, Wilder's Brigade, Noon, September 20, 1863. — Map (db m98872) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1083 — 24th Wisconsin Infantry — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division
Text on the front side of the monument: 24th Wisconsin Infantry. Lytle's Brigade. Sheridan's Division. McCook's Corps. The missing text from the back side of the monument: This regiment, under command of . . . — Map (db m107391) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-983 — 31st Ohio Infantry — Connell's Brigade
Detachment of 31st. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Connell's Brigade. 1:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. September 20, 1863. — Map (db m61619) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-815 — 44th Indiana Infantry — Dick's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division
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Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1340 — 58th North Carolina Infantry
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Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-853 — 88th Indiana Infantry — John Beatty's Brigade — Negley's Division
. . . — Map (db m107381) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-954 — 9th Ohio Infantry. — Van Derveer's Brigade. - Brannan's Division — 14th Army Corps.
Front Side of Marker: 9th Ohio Infantry. Van Derveer's Brigade. Brannan's Division 14th Army Corps. Reverse Side of Marker: Plaque from the reverse side of the historical marker is . . . — Map (db m39288) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-542 — Barnes' Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Barnes' Brigade. Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel Sidney M. Barnes September 20, 1863 1st Position. 35th Indiana - Major P. Dufficy. 8th Kentucky - Major John S. Clark. 21st Kentucky - Colonel . . . — Map (db m107088) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-571 — Croxton's Brigade. — Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps. — Col. John T. Croxton.
Croxton's Brigade. Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps. Col. John T. Croxton Sept. 19, 1863, 5 P.M., 4th Position. 10th Indiana - Lieut. Col. Marsh B. Taylor. 74th Indiana - Col. Charles . . . — Map (db m39261) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-601 — Hazen's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Hazen's Brigade Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen. Sept. 20, 1863, 3:30 P.M. 9th Indiana - Col. Isaac C.B. Suman. 6th Kentucky - Maj. Richard T. Whitaker. 41st Ohio - Col. Aquila . . . — Map (db m61762) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-629 — Sirwell's Brigade — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps
Sirwell's Brigade. Negley's Division - Thomas Corps. Col. William Sirwell. Sept. 20, 1863. noon. 37th Indiana - Lieut. Col. William D. Ward. 21st Ohio - Lieut. Col. D.M. Stoughton. 21st Ohio - . . . — Map (db m62452) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-423L — Widow Glenn's House Site
Site of Widow Glenn's House Burned during the Battle September 20, 1863. — Map (db m98316) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Tunnel Hill — The Excavation
[Left Side of Marker] The Excavation of the west end was begun early July 15, 1848. & the first opening effected Oct. 31, 1849 The first train of cars passed through May 9, 1850 Length of excavation in this end 575 feet & . . . — Map (db m20002) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — The Site of General Wayne's Fort
The Site Of General Anthony Wayne's Fort Dedicated October 22nd 1794 It Was The First United States Fort Near "Three Rivers" This Fort Commanded The Shortest Portage Between The St. Lawrence And Mississippi Systems A Portage . . . — Map (db m21020) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — Captain Paul Cuffe's Atlantic World
London Cuffe sought support in London from the African Institution - a group that was committed "to stimulating trade with Africa, without itself trading, to promote African education and improved farming methods, and to be a . . . — Map (db m86901) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — Merrill's Wharf
On the other side of the Bourne Counting House, the granite building in front of you, is Merrill's Wharf, completed in 1847. The wharf then was the longest in New Bedford port. Built by Edward Merrill for an expanding whaling fleet, this wharf . . . — Map (db m86733) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — Preserving Whaling's Legacy — The New Bedford Whaling Museum
In 1915, in the waning light of whaling's final decade, Emily Howland Bourne financed the construction of a museum building to honor her whaling merchant father, Jonathan Bourne, Jr. This marked the first steadfast effort to preserve New . . . — Map (db m86657) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — Viking
On this toro rests a capstan from the American clipper ship Viking which was wrecked on this island on June 4,1863. Being bound for San Francisco, U.S.A. from Hong Kong, China. Through the intervention of the local authorities and hospitality of the . . . — Map (db m58179) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Artillery January 22, 1813
[Marker side facing south] British Artillery on January 22nd consisted of six small cannons, mostly 3-pounders, with some small howitzers. The artillery pieces were first positioned about 400 yards north of here, just south of Mason Run . . . — Map (db m20941) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — British Victory at Frenchtown
From near this spot on Jan. 22, 1813, 525 British soldiers and Canadian militiamen from Fort Malden under Col. Henry Proctor and some 800 Indians under Chiefs Roundhead and Walk-In-The-Water launched a pre-dawn attack on the sleeping American camp a . . . — Map (db m27254) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Doctor Eduard Dorsch — 1822 - 1887
Although Dr. Dorsch, born in Bavaria, was a competent physician with degrees from Munich & Vienna, he was exiled when the 1848 Germain Revolution failed. In Monroe his love of freedom led him to make this home a station on the Underground Railroad, . . . — Map (db m27636) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — First American Flag
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Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — 242 — War of 1812 Dead — Registered Michigan Historic Site
Hardship struck soon after American troops regained Detroit on Sept. 29, 1813, during the War of 1812. Soldiers' quarters were lacking, and food supplies became desperately short. Then a disease resembling cholera broke out among the soldiers. By . . . — Map (db m21745) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — The Old Portage Road
Built by Celoron in 1749 when he explored and claimed this region for France. Followed an Indian Trail and crossed the highway at this point in 1753.Map (db m57155) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — General Nicolas Herrhheimer
Statue of General Nicolas Herrhheimer Gift of Hon. Warner Miller Placed on the boulder and presented to The Village of Herkimer by General Nicholas Herkimer Chapter D.A.R. In Memory of Those who have died for our . . . — Map (db m54298) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 1913 Centennial Monument — The Battlefield of Sackets Harbor
In Memory of the officers and men who served on this frontier during the War of 1812, and to mark the Battlefield of Sackets Harbor May 29, 1813. This monument is erected by the National Society of United States Daughters of 1812, . . . — Map (db m75690) WM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — 2 — British Attack on Sackets Harbor — May 29, 1813
The British had two objectives in attacking the U.S. navy base at Sackets Harbor: destruction of the shipyard and gaining relief from the continued American military pressure on the Niagara frontier. With its navy base destroyed, the American fleet . . . — Map (db m75890) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Sackets Harbor — War of 1812, Burial Grounds
War of 1812 Burial Grounds ———————— Sacred to the memory of United States soldiers who died serving their country on this northern frontier from 1812-1818. . . . — Map (db m86169) WM
New York (Montgomery County), Fort Hunter — In the Wake of Hurricane Irene — Schoharie Crossing — State Historic Site
On August 28, 2011, Hurricane Irene produced historic flooding that caused the Schoharie Creek to breach its banks and destroy the site's parking lot. As the flood water receded, a number of stone walls and numerous artifacts associated with the . . . — Map (db m88541) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — The Cradles — British military engineering eases the ascent from the river to the top of the Escarpment.
Originally, Seneca porters carried goods and boats up the Escarpment for the French and the british. In 1750, Swedish traveler Peter Kalm reported that 200 Seneca were employed in carrying on their backs packs of bear and deer skin and that he saw . . . — Map (db m66328) HM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — Capture of Fort George — May 27, 1813 — Stop #11
American warships silenced the British guns after 2 hours of hard fighting. The Americans had captured Fort George and the British retreated.Map (db m67349) HM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — La Belle Famille
»---› Site of Battle La Belle Famille July 24, 1759, deciding British capture of French Fort NiagaraMap (db m67344) HM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — Old Fort Niagara Lighthouse
First Light on the Great Lakes You are standing near the site of the earliest lighthouse on the Great Lakes; a lantern room on the roof of the French Castle inside the fort. From that first whale oil fueled lantern, the Niagara . . . — Map (db m67377) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — In the Valley homes was great mourning
In the Valley homes was great mourning. For such a small population, the losses were almost overwhelming. In some families the male members were wiped out. It was many a long, weary year before the sorrow and suffering caused by the sacrifices at . . . — Map (db m32034) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Futile Approach — Fort Stanwix National Monument
During the August 1777 Siege of Fort Stanwix, British forces dug trenches near this site. This attempt to bring their guns closer to the fort's powder magazine, located in the bastion in front of you, failed. At the end of the three-week siege, . . . — Map (db m32485) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Stars & Stripes First Flew in Battle — Fort Stanwix
Here Aug. 3, 1777 the Stars & Stripes First Flew In Battle Above the Southwest Bastion of Fort Stanwix (Schuyler) Here Aug 2d to 22d Col. Peter Gansevoort's New York & Massachusetts Continentals successfully . . . — Map (db m32402) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — 8 — The Great Ford of the Mohawk — 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. 1500 feet east of this spot . . . — Map (db m54245) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Open Water = Winter Birds — Ducks, Gulls, and Predators — Natural History
Food and Shelter The mouth of the river and harbor provide waterfowl and waterbirds an environment sheltered from the winter gales of Lake Ontario. The breakwalls serve as resting places for the gulls where any approaching predator . . . — Map (db m75427) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — Bowstring Girder
Constructed in 1864, this is the oldest cast iron "bowstring girder" bridge in Ohio. Originally part of a three-span structure over the Auglaize River in Wapakoneta, the bridge was moved to Moulton Angle Road north of New Knoxville in 1904. In 1984, . . . — Map (db m22947) HM
Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Madonna of the Trail
Text on the Front (South) Side of Monument: Madonna of the Trail N S D A R Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days Text on the Left (West) Side of Monument: The National Road Completed by . . . — Map (db m108458)
Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Johnny Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed Chapman Benefactor 1774 - 1845 First Nursery 1811 - 1828 — Map (db m28431) HM
Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Indian Wars — 1790 - 1795
When American Pioneers attempted to settle the area north and west of the Ohio River, following the Ordinance of 1787,the Indians aided by the British in Canada, fought valiantly and fiercely for their homes in the Ohio Country. It required the . . . — Map (db m18827) HM
Ohio (Defiance County), Independence — Lock No. 13 & Independence Dam
Through this lock passed many canal boats carrying produce, goods, and passengers not only from Ohio and Indiana but from as far south as New Orleans and as far east as New York City. Boats were drawn by horses, or more often by mules, 2 to 6 in . . . — Map (db m19417) HM
Ohio (Hardin County), Dunkirk — Hull's Trail, 1812
Hull's Trail 1812 Erected By Fort McArthur Chapter, D.A.R. 1912 — Map (db m22261) HM
Ohio (Hardin County), Dunkirk — Hull's Trail, 1812
Hull's Trail, 1812 Erected By Fort McArthur Chapter, D.A.R. 1912 — Map (db m22478) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — 7-41 — Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton
Born in Steubenville in 1814, Edwin McMasters Stanton studied at Kenyon College and opened his law practice in Cadiz in 1836. The grandson of North Carolina slaveholders, Stanton opposed slavery. A successful railroad attorney and War Democrat at . . . — Map (db m33906) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Holland — 38-48 — The Oak Openings Regions
Ice Age glaciers formed the distinct landscape of the Oak Openings Region, which is dominated by rolling sand dunes and wet prairies interrupted by clusters of oak trees. Although the sandy soil did not support agriculture well, the early . . . — Map (db m94713) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Aftermath of War
Once assured the Western Confederacy was not returning, Wayne marched his troops within cannon range of Fort Miamis. To assert American presence, Wayne encamped there and sent a series of letters to British Major William Campbell. After three . . . — Map (db m90969) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — British Betray Indian Allies
After U.S. victory at the Battle of Fallen Timbers on August 20, 1794, the retreating American Indians fled to Fort Miamis. But the British troops - betraying earlier assurances - denied their Indian allies access to the fort. U.S. troops . . . — Map (db m76877) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Treaty of Greenville
In the summer of 1795, General Wayne and representatives of the Western Confederacy gathered at Fort Greenville in Ohio to negotiate a peace treaty. After a long winter with few supplies, deep distrust of the British and minimal shelter, the . . . — Map (db m90998) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 26–48 — Canal Terminus / Manhattan — Ohio Historical Marker
Marker Front: Canal Terminus The original northernmost lock in a canal system which linked Lake Erie with the Ohio River was located near the foot of LaSalle Street. Indiana’s Wabash & Erie Canal (1843 – 1874) . . . — Map (db m19439) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 8-48 — The Oliver House — Ohio Historic Marker
[Front Side]:"The Oliver House" Overlooking the "Middlegrounds," an early site of railroad, immigration, and commercial activity, the Oliver House opened in 1859 as Toledo's premier hotel. It was designed by nationally prominent . . . — Map (db m26003) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 11-48 — The Toledo Zoo / The New Deal in Toledo
Side 1: The Toledo Zoo Now ranked among the country's finest, the zoo began in 1900 with one large woodchuck in a box at Walbridge Park. After the organization of the Toledo Zoological Society, 1905-10, the zoo began its steady growth, . . . — Map (db m29762) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 14-48 — Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
SIde A Toledo's First High School Toledo High School opened in 1854 on the site of the city's first log schoolhouse. After an 1895 fire, it was rebuilt and named Central High School. The facility closed in 1914 with . . . — Map (db m94891) HM
Ohio (Mercer County), Fort Recovery — Dr. Victor Grasson
Dr. Victor Grasson, a hero of the Indian Wars was killed while caring for the wounded during General Arthur St. Clair's defeat here, November 4, 1791. — Map (db m22688) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — C5 — Hull's Rendezvous
Here, where the Shawnees were defeated by Clark's 1782 expedition, Dayton was founded, in 1796. Hull's army and other War of 1812 troops were mobilized at this point. — Map (db m36365) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Marblehead — 2-62 — Johnson's Island — Military Prison Camp
In 1861 the United States Army established a prisoner of war camp on Johnson's Island, approximately 1 mile south of this point. The camp, which housed captured Confederate officers, was maintained until 1865 when it was dismantled. The camp . . . — Map (db m19012) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Marblehead — 6-62 — The Keeper's House — Ohio Historical Marker
Built in 1822, this native limestone structure was the home of Benajah Wolcott, first keeper of the Marblehead Lighthouse (originally called the Sandusky Bay Light), and his second wife, Rachel Miller Wolcott. Benajah maintained the lighthouse from . . . — Map (db m18980) HM
Ohio (Ottawa County), Put-In-Bay — Oelschlager's Dry Goods Store
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Ohio (Ross County), Chillicothe — Ancient Monuments
When Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, and Jesus lived, the Hopewell culture built and used Mound City Group. We do not know what the Hopewell called this sacred place, but early archeologists named it for the great number of mounds found here. In 1846 . . . — Map (db m21023) HM
Ohio (Sandusky County), Clyde — James Birdseye McPherson
Dedicated to the memory of James Birdseye McPherson Born at Clyde, Ohio, Nov. 14, 1828, Graduated from West Point, 1853; Appoited Brevet Second Lieutenant of Engineers 1853; Appointed Captain Aug. 6, 1861; Served in the field at the opening of the . . . — Map (db m20473) HM
Ohio (Sandusky County), Fremont — Ball’s Battlefield
Major Ball’s Squadron 2nd Light Dragoons U.S. Army while escorting Col. Wells 17th U.S. Infantry from Major General Harrison’s headquarters at Fort Seneca to relieve Major Croghan of the command of Fort Stephenson for alleged insubordination in . . . — Map (db m17967) HM
Ohio (Sandusky County), Woodville — Milestones
Along this line stand the old Milestones of the Maumee & Western Reserve Turnpike between Lower Sandusky now Fremont....L S and Perrysburg........P The Turnpike built 1824-27, is now Route 20 between Bellevue & . . . — Map (db m31683) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Fort Loramie — Greene Ville Treaty Line — Anthony Wayne Parkway
This marker is located on the boundary line which was established at the end of the Indian wars to separate the American settlers and the Indians. It was agreed upon by the United States and the defeated confederated Indian tribes at the Treaty of . . . — Map (db m20587) HM
Ohio (Union County), North Lewisburg — 5-80 — Pottersburg Bridge
The Pottersburg Bridge, sometimes called the Upper Darby Bridge, was designed and constructed by Reuben Partridge in 1868. Originally located on North Lewisburg Road spanning the Big Darby Creek, the bridge was moved to this North Lewisburg Trail . . . — Map (db m34086) HM
Ohio (Washington County), Marietta — Pioneer Marietta — circa 1792
This land at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers was part of a million-and-a-half acre tract made available by the Northwest Territory Ordinance of 1787, and purchased by the Ohio Company of Associates for resale and settlement. Many of . . . — Map (db m20784) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Grand Rapids — 4-87 — Providence Historical District
The town of Providence was born, thrived and died with the Miami & Erie Canal. It was platted in 1835 by French trader Peter Manor, swept by fire in 1846, ravaged by cholera in 1854, and finally unincorporated in 1928. Today, only the Irish . . . — Map (db m28397) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Perrysburg — Fort Meigs / Introduction 2 — Was in the West
While Easterners were more concerned with diplomatic issues relating to Europe, the war west of the Appalachian Mountains took on a different character. The war in the West was a continuation of a long series of Indian wars dating back to the 1750s. . . . — Map (db m42064) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Perrysburg — #20-87 — Perrysburg / Perrysburg Plat Map
[West Side of Marker] : "Perrysburg" Following the War of 1812, settlers reestablished the 1810 Maumee River town, Port Miami of Lake Erie, on the land below the deserted Fort Meigs. The inhabitants nicknamed the new town "Orleans of . . . — Map (db m29579) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Perrysburg — A123 — to Fort Meigs / to Fort Meigs — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Harrison-Hull-Tupper Marches
Ohio's Revolutionary Memorial Trail Text on South Side : Harrison-Hull-Tupper 1812 • Marches • 1813 - - - - - ½ Mile to Fort Meigs <———— Text on North . . . — Map (db m93521) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Col. William Crawford
[Front Side] George Washington and Col. Crawford's friendship began while Washington was acting surveyor for Lord Fairfax in the Shenandoah Valley in 1749, and continued until Col. Crawford's death. Col. Crawford's record is as . . . — Map (db m21386) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — John Stewart
1816 — 1916 JOHN STEWART —— Apostle to the Wyandot Indians Father of missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church — Map (db m26759) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — Wyandott Indian Mission — First Methodist Mission in America
Founded by John Stewart, a black man, in 1816, the Wyandott Indian Mission became the first officially recognized mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America three years later. A stone Mission Church was built on this spot in 1824, under . . . — Map (db m26557) HM
Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver — Fort McIntosh — You Are Here
Much forged iron was found near this site, suggesting it was the location of the blacksmith or armorer's shop. The top edge of the slope, now greatly eroded, was much wider in 1778, and would have accommodated the shop and barracks, as well as the . . . — Map (db m44753) HM
Pennsylvania (Erie County), Erie — General Anthony Wayne Blockhouse
In Memory of General Anthony Wayne Who Died Here Dec. 15th, 1796 — Map (db m21420) HM
Pennsylvania (Erie County), Waterford — Fort Le Boeuf Memorial
The Judson House, built in 1820, stands on the site of the old French fort. This was the scene of Washington's first public mission. — Map (db m31985) HM
Pennsylvania (Erie County), Waterford — Near This Site
Near this site stood successive military posts that secured a vital point on the main route between Pittsburgh and Lake Erie. French Fort LeBeouf built 1753 was abandoned in 1759. British Fort LeBoeuf built 1760 was destroyed by Native Americans in . . . — Map (db m32004) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Sullivan's Island — Civil War Defense of Sullivan's Island
As the Civil War progressed from 1861 to 1865, Sullivan's Island became the primary defensive position for Confederate forces guarding Charleston Harbor. Anchored at Fort Moultrie, by 1865 these defenses stretched the length of Sullivan's Island . . . — Map (db m108549) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-182 — 103rd Illinois Infantry — 2nd Brigade - 4th Division — 15th Corps
. . . — Map (db m57889) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-265 — 10th Ohio Infantry — Headquarters of General George H. Thomas
10th Ohio Infantry. Headquarters, Gen. George H. Thomas. Lieut. Col. William M. Ward. Nov. 25, 1863. This regiment was attached to the headquarters of the Army of the Cumberland, together with the First . . . — Map (db m24029) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-275 — 26th Ohio Infantry — Wagner's Brigade - Sheridan's Division — 4th Corps
26th Ohio Infantry. Wagner's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps. Lieut. Col. William H. Young. Nov. 25, 1863. The regiment took part in the operation of November 23, against the enemy's central line in the . . . — Map (db m38739) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT203-04 — 2nd Minnesota
[Front/East Side of Monument]: Erected By The State Of Minnesota 1893 [Right/North Side of Monument]: The Second Minnesota Regiment of Veteran Volunteer Infantry, deployed as skirmishers, . . . — Map (db m44375) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-277 — 30th Ohio Infantry — Lightburn's Brigade — Morgan L. Smith's Division
30th Ohio Infantry Lightburn's Brigade Colonel Theodore Jones November 25, 1863 Killed 5 ............ Wounded 30 — Map (db m98253) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-218 — 31st U.S. Missouri Infantry
31st. Mo. INFTY. U.S.A. Near This Point Night of Nov. 25, 1863 — Map (db m53377) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-279 — 33rd Ohio Infantry — Carlin's Brigade — Johnson's Division
33d Ohio Infantry Carlin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps. Captain J. H. M. Montgomery. November 25, 1863. The 33d, with its Brigade, ascended Lookout the afternoon of November 24th, joined Hooker's . . . — Map (db m87220) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-208 — 3rd U.S. Missouri Infantry
3rd. Mo. INFTY. U.S.A. Near This Point Night of Nov. 25, 1863 — Map (db m53265) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-167 — 63rd Illinois Infantry — 1st Brigade - 2nd Division — 17th Corps
. . . — Map (db m57854) HM WM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-209 — 6th Missouri Infantry
6th Missouri Infantry. Sunset. Nov. 25, 1863.Map (db m57891) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-301 — 73rd Ohio Infantry — Orlando Smith's Brigade — Steinwehr's Division
73rd Ohio Infantry. Orland Smith's Brigade, Steinwehr's Division, 11th Corps. Major Samuel H. Hurst. November 25, 1863. This Regiment took active part October 28th, with its Brigade in the Battle of . . . — Map (db m76322) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-327 — 73rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment — 1st Brigade - 2nd Division — 11th Army Corps
Upper Text on Monument: The 73d Regiment originally known as the 45th Pennsylvania was recruited in Philadelphia; organized August 8th, 1861, entered the service September 19th, 1861; and was attached to the Army of the Potomac. After . . . — Map (db m44231) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-190 — 88th Indiana Infantry
88th Indiana Infantry. Lieut. Col. Cyrus E. Briant. Nov. 25, 1863. 1 Killed; 8 Wounded. — Map (db m68831) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-264 — 9th Ohio Infantry. — Van Derveer's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps. — Col. Gustave Kammerling.
9th Ohio Infantry Van Derveer's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps. Col. Gustave Kammerling. Nov. 25, 1863. During the forenoon of the 25th the Regiment marched with its Brigade and Division, to the assistance of . . . — Map (db m45338) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Andrews Raiders — Ohio's Tribute
Front of the Monument Ohio's Tribute To The Andrews Raiders 1862 Erected 1890. Right side of the Monument Escaped 21st Ohio Vol. Inf. J. Alfred Wilson, Co. C Mark Wood, " " Wm. J. Knight, " E Wilson W. . . . — Map (db m56807) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-76 — Baird's Division — Palmer's Corps — Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird.
Baird's Division, Palmer's Corps Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird. Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M. 1st Brigade, Brig. Gen. John B. Turchin. 2nd Brigade, Col. Ferdinand Van Derveer. 3rd Brigade, Col. E. H. Phelps. 3rd Brigade, Col. William H. . . . — Map (db m81650) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Boynton Park — Henry Van Ness Boynton
Boynton Park Henry Van Ness Boynton Born West Stockbridge, Mass. July 22, 1835 Reared in Cincinnati, Ohio. Graduated Woodward College, KY. Military Institute Lieut. Col. 35th Ohio Infantry. Wounded Battle . . . — Map (db m81652) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-412A — Cobb's Kentucky Battery — Cobb's Artillery Battalion — Breckinridge's Division - Breckinridge's Corps
Cobb's Kentucky Battery. Four 12 Pounder Napoleon. Capt. Robert Cobb's Artillery Battalion. Breckinridge's (Bate's) Div., Breckinridge's Corps. Lieut. Frank P. Gracey, Commanding. 1st Lieut. R.B. Mathews, 2d Lieut. B.A. James. Nov. . . . — Map (db m38888) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-339B — Confederate Casualties — Battle of Chattanooga — November 23 - 27, 1863
Confederate 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. Longstreet's Corps . . . — Map (db m44575) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — First Methodist Church
. . . — Map (db m76563) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-85 — Geary's Division — Slocum's Corps. — Brigadier General John W. Geary
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps Brigadier General John W. Geary November 25, 1863, 6 p.m. 1st Brigade - Colonel William R. Creighton 2nd Brigade - Colonel George A. Cobham, Jr. 3rd Brigade - Colonel David Ireland . . . — Map (db m105806) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-373 — Gist's Brigade — Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. — Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist.
Gist's Brigade Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist. Nov. 25, 1863 46th Georgia - Lieut. Col. William A. Daniel. 8th Georgia Batt'n - Lieut. Col. Leroy Napier. 16th South Carolina - . . . — Map (db m45820) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — Hazen's Raid at Brown's Ferry — Breaking the Siege
First Insert: After the Battle of Chickamauga in September 1863, Union Gen. William S. Rosecrans retreated to Federal-occupied Chattanooga, a strategically vital rail center, where Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg laid siege from Lookout . . . — Map (db m66267) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-410 — Howell's Georgia Battery — Maj. Robert Martin's Artillery Battalion — Walker's (Gist's) Div., Hardee's Corps.
Howell's Georgia Battery Two 6-pdr., Two 12-pdr. Howitzers. Maj. Robert Martin's Artillery Battalion Walker's (Gist's) Div., Hardee's Corps. Capt. Evan P. Howell, Commanding. 1st Lieut. W.G. Robson. 2d Lieuts. . . . — Map (db m45543) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT147-48 — Illinois State Monument
[Text on South Side of Monument] The Commands inscribed here were engaged in campaign, but not in the assault on Missionary Ridge, November 25th, 1863. Morgan's Brigade: 10th Infantry, Col. John Tillson; 16th . . . — Map (db m81806) WM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-237 — Ireland's New York Brigade — Second Division — Twelfth Corps
[Front Side of Marker] 80th New York Infantry 102nd New York Infantry 137th New York Infantry 149th New York Infantry Ireland's - Third Brigade Geary's - Second Division Slocum's - Twelfth Corps Hooker's Command . . . — Map (db m86101) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-121 — Lightburn's Brigade — Morgan L. Smith's Division — 15th Corps
Lightburn's Brigade. Morgan L. Smith's Division, 15th Corps. Brig. Gen. Joseph A.J. Lightburn. Nov. 25, 1863. 83rd Indiana, - Col. Benjamin J. Spooner. 30th Ohio, - Col. Theodore Jones. 37th Ohio, - . . . — Map (db m58208) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-381 — Moore's Brigade — Cheatham's Division - Hardee's Corps. — Brig. Gen. John C. Moore.
Moore's Brigade Cheatham's Division - Hardee's Corps. Brig. Gen. John C. Moore. Nov. 25, 1863. 37th Alabama - Col. James F. Dowdell. 40th Alabama - Col. John H. Higley. 42nd Alabama - Lieut. Col. Thomas C. . . . — Map (db m45872) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-248 — Ohio at Chattanooga — November 23-25, 1863
The battle of Chattanooga occupied three days; the first, Nov. 23d, Orchard Knob; the second, Lookout Mountain; the third, Missionary Ridge. Gen. Rosecrans who commanded the Army of the Cumberland until relieved before the battle by Gen. . . . — Map (db m20038) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-91A — Osterhaus' Division — Blair's Corps — Brigade General Peter J. Osterhaus
Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps Brigadier General Peter J. Osterhaus. Nov. 25, 1863, 3 P.M. 1st Brigade, Brigadier General Charles R. Woods. 2d Brigade, Colonel James A. Williamson. This . . . — Map (db m76607) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-66A — 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 m103530) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Lookout Mountain — MT-150 — 13th Illinois Infantry Monument — Woods' Brigade — Osterhaus' Division
Front side of the Marker: Illinois 13th Infantry, 1st Brigade - Woods, 1st Division - Osterhaus. 15th Army Corps - Blair. Back side of the Marker: Commanded By Lt. Col-Frederic W. . . . — Map (db m70154) HM WM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Lookout Mountain — MT-339C — Confederate Casualties — Battle of Chattanooga — November 23 - 27, 1863
Confederate 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. Longstreet's Corps . . . — Map (db m57908) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Lookout Mountain — Point Park
Ahead are some of Lookout Mountain's finest views The walkway beginning here leads through Point Park to historic Point Lookout, the northern most promontory of Lookout Mountain. The distance to Point Lookout is 1/4 mile, . . . — Map (db m58474) HM
West Virginia (Brooke County), Beech Bottom — Beech Bottom Fort
Near here stood Beech Bottom Fort, which was with Fort Pitt and Fort Henry in the group of posts guarding the western borders during the Revolution and its attendant Indian wars. Troops from Fort Pitt helped garrison this important . . . — Map (db m54915) HM
West Virginia (Marshall County), Moundsville — Moundsville / Capt. James Harrod
Moundsville. Named for Grave Creek Mound. This mound, 900 feet around, 70 feet high, is the largest conical mound in America. The inscribed stone found in it has never been deciphered. Near by was the Indian fort built by Joseph Tomlinson. . . . — Map (db m20373) HM
West Virginia (Marshall County), Moundsville — Old Brick School House
Old Brick School House Built 1833 Here in 1835 was assembled the First County Court in Elizabethtown — Map (db m54976) HM
West Virginia (Marshall County), Proctor — ML 2 — Zachary Taylor
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