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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), Thamesville — Why Choose This Site? — Tecumseh Parkway
Some British officers involved reported that, due to the proximity of the enemy and the fact that the troops were exhausted and hungry, they were unable to outpace the American mounted units to Fairfield. Another theory is that Procter sought to . . . — Map (db m71414) 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 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 — 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 — 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 (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 (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), Crystal Beach — Capture of the "Somers" and "Ohio"
On the night of August 12, 1814 seventy seamen and marines, led by Captain Alexander T. Dobbs, R.N.,embarked in this vicinity to attempt the capture of three armed U.S. schooners lying off American-held Fort Erie. One of the six boats used had been . . . — Map (db m53441) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Soldier's Monument — Lundy's Lane
[Front Side of Monument]: Erected by the Canadian Parliament in honour of the victory gained by the British & Canadian Forces on this field on the 25th day of July, 1814 and in grateful remembrance . . . — Map (db m49790) WM
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 — 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 — 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 — Negro Burial Ground 1830
Here stood a Baptist church erected in 1830 through the exertions of a former British soldier. John Oakley, who although white, became pastor of a predominantly negro congregation. In 1793 Upper Canada had passed an act forbidding further . . . — Map (db m75862) 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 — 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 — 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), Queenston — Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe — 1763 - 1851
On October 13, 1812, following Isaac Brock's death in a preceding assault, Major-General Sheaffe assumed command and led a successful attack which dislodged an invading American force from Queenston Heights. Born in Boston, Mass., Sheaffe was . . . — Map (db m49161) 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, Central Greece Region (Phthiotis Regional Unit), 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
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
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, 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 — 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, Tsipori — The Theater
The Roman theater was built in the late first or early second century C.E. Carved into the bedrock on the steep northern slope of the hill. It's diameter is 72 m., and it seated 4000. The rows of seats constructed on the hewn bedrock were robbed . . . — Map (db m65405) HM
Israel, Southern District (Tamar Regional Council), 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
Turkey, Izmir Province, Izmir — The Ancient City of Smyrna
English Text: A result of excavations carried out on the Yeslova Mound, located in the sub-district of Bornova on the eastern side of the Bay of Izmir, it has become clear that Izmir's past goes back 8500 years. The first city to be . . . — Map (db m119632) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selηuk (district)), Selηuk — Roman Ephesos
English Text: When the Pergamene King Attalos III died in 133 B.C., he bequeathed his kingdom to the Roman people in his will. The city of Ephesos that possessed the tax-exempt status as civitas libera thus became part of the Roman . . . — Map (db m114723) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Westport — First Engagement
Here occurred the first engagement between the Continentals and the British Troops when they invaded Connecticut, April - 25 - 1777 — Map (db m21360) 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 (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 (Sarasota County), Venice — The Venice-Nokomis Bank
The Venice-Nokomis Bank was organized in 1925 in Nokomis and moved to a new building on Venice Avenue in 1927. This medallion was installed in the lobby floor of the bank building on Venice Avenue circa 1960. It was removed before the building was . . . — Map (db m47657) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Venice Army Air Base
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 landed at the Venice Municipal Downtown . . . — Map (db m32565) 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-777 — 10th Indiana Infantry — Croxton's Brigade — Brannan's Division
Text from the front side of the monument: 2nd Brigade - Croxton. 3rd Division - Brannan. 14th Corps - Thomas. 10th Regiment Indiana Infantry. Text from the back side of the monument: Indiana's Tribute To . . . — Map (db m99083) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1305 — 17th Georgia Infantry — Benning's Brigade — Law's Hood's Division
C.S.A. Georgia. 17th Infantry Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Matthews. Benning's Brigade. Law's Hood's, Division. Noon, September 20, 1863.Map (db m76212) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-784 — 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry — Wilder's Brigade — Reynold's Division
Indiana Seventeenth Regiment (Mounted) Infantry. (Jones) First Brigade. (Wilder) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Friday, September 18th, 1863, 5 P.M., to 7 P.M. — Map (db m106803) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-785 — 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry — Wilder's Brigade — Reynold's Division
Indiana Seventeenth Regiment (Mounted) Infantry. (Jones) First Brigade. (Wilder) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Friday, September 18th, 1863, 10 A.M. — Map (db m106837) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1292 — 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters — Wilson's Brigade — Gist's Walker's Division.
C.S.A. Georgia. 1st Battalion. Major Arthur Shaaf. Wilson's Brigade. Gist's Walker's Division. 12:30 P.M., September 20, 1863. — Map (db m98965) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-765 — 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery — Turchin's Brigade — Reynolds' Division
21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 6 Napoleons Turchin's Brigade, Reynolds' Division, Thomas' Corps. September 19, 1863. Captain William W. Andrew, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant William E. Chess. 2d Lieutenant Abram . . . — Map (db m121359) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1295 — 2d Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters — Jackson's Brigade — Cheatham's Division.
C.S.A. Georgia. 2d Battalion. Sharpshooters Major Richard H. Whiteley. Jackson's Brigade. Cheatham's Division. 5:30 P.M., September 20, 1863. — Map (db m98890) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-663 — 2nd Illinois Light Artillery — 2nd Brigade - Daniel McCook — 2nd Division - Morgan
Illinois 2nd Light Artillery Battery I 6 p.m. 18th to 7 a.m. 19th of September 1863 "The opening of the battle." — Map (db m104972) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-900 — 2nd Minnesota Infantry — VanDerveer's Brigade — Brannan's Division
Text on the west side of the monument; 2nd Minnesota Text on the south side of the monument; Erected Bt the State of Minnesota 1893 Text on the north side of the monument; The . . . — Map (db m120643) HM
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-1408 — 38th Tennessee Infantry/Murray's Battalion — Wright's Brigade — Cheatham's Division
Tennessee 38th Regiment & Murray's Battalion Infantry Wright's Brigade Cheatham's Division 1:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.Map (db m121777) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-689 — 44th Illinois Infantry — Laiboldt's Brigade — Sheridan's Division
Illinois 44th Infantry. Laiboldt's Brigade. 5 p.m. September 19, 1863. — Map (db m120323) HM
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-1318 — 47th Georgia Infantry — Stovall's Brigade — Breckinridge's Division
C.S.A. Georgia 47th Infantry, Captain William Phillips, Captain Joseph S. Cone, Stovall's Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, 11 A.M., September 20, 1863 — Map (db m120582) HM
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-952 — 6th Ohio Infantry — Grose's Brigade — Palmer's Division
Text on the front side of the monument: 6th Ohio Infantry, Grose's Brigade, Palmer's Division, 21st Corps. Text on the back side of the monument: This Regiment was organized at Cincinnati, April 19, . . . — Map (db m121868) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-852 — 88th Indiana Infantry
Indiana. Eighty-eighth Regiment Infantry, (Humphrey) First Brigade. (J. Beatty) Second Division. (Negley) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 8:45 A.M. — Map (db m65591) 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-1021 — 92nd Ohio Infantry — Turchin's Brigade — Reynold's Division
92d, Regiment Ohio Infantry, Turchin's Brigade. 6:30 p.m. September 20, 1863. — Map (db m120316) 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-775 — 9th Indiana Infantry — Hazen's Brigade — Palmer's Division
Indiana. Ninth Regiment Infantry.(Suman) Second Brigade. (Hazen) Second Division. (Palmer) Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. — Map (db m121418) 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-1150 — Dibrell's Brigade — Armstrong's Division — Forrest's Cavalry Corps
Dibrell's Brigade Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps. Colonel George G. Dibrell. September 19, 1863, 1st Position 4th Tennessee - Colonel William S. McLemore. 8th Tennessee - Captain Hamilton McGinnis. 9th Tennessee - Colonel . . . — Map (db m99283) 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-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-519-20 — 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-481 — Polk's Headquarters Shell Monument — Right Wing Army of Tennessee
Headquarters Right Wing Army of Tennessee. Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk. September 20th, 1863. — Map (db m106719) 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-1215 — Stovall's Brigade — Breckinridge's Division — Hill's Corps
Stovall's Brigade. Breckinridge's Division, - Hill's Corps. Brigadier General Marcellus A. Stovall. September 20, 1863, 10:30 a.m. 1st, and 3rd, Florida, - Colonel William S. Dilworth. 4th, Florida, - Colonel W.L.L. Bowen. 47th, . . . — Map (db m121016) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-431 — Twentieth Army Corps — Major General Alexander McD. McCook
Twentieth Army Corps. Major General Alexander McD. McCook. 1st Division -- Brigadier General Jefferson C. Davis 2d Division -- Brigadier General Richard W. Johnson. 3d Division -- Major General Phillip H. Sheridan. September . . . — Map (db m120332) 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), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-655 — Willich's Brigade — Johnson's Division — McCook's Corps
Willich's Brigade Johnson's Division - McCook's Corps. Brigadier General August Willich September 20, 1863, 4:30 p.m. 89th Illinois - Major William D. Williams. 32nd Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Frank Erdelmeyer. 39th Indiana - . . . — Map (db m121027) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-653 — Willich's Brigade. — Johnson's Division — McCook's Corps
Willich's Brigade Johnson's Division -- McCook's Corps. Brigadier General August Willich 2d Position 89th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Duncan J. Hall. 32nd Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Frank Erdelmeyer. 39th Indiana - Colonel . . . — Map (db m99201) 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 — Stone Church — (Chickamauga Presbyterian Church)
This building, commonly called "The Old Stone Church" began construction in the summer of 1850. Its members met in an old log cabin located one-quarter mile south of the present structure from 1837 to 1845. A site was selected one mile south in 1845 . . . — Map (db m12150) 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 (Fulton County), Atlanta — The Hanging of Andrews Raiders
280 feet south of this location on June 18, 1862, seven of the Union Army's brave Andrews Raiders were hanged and buried. On April 12, 1862, 22 Andrews Raiders seized the General, a tender and three boxcars at Big Shanty (now Kennesaw) and raced . . . — Map (db m64905) HM WM
Georgia (Macon 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-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 — 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 — 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 — 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-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), 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-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-672 — 22nd Illinois Infantry — Bradley's Brigade — Sheridan's Division
Illinois 22nd Infantry. Bradley's Brigade. 11 a.m. September 20, 1863. — Map (db m107303) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1398 — 25th Tennessee Regiment — Bushrod R. Johnson's Brigade
25th Tennessee Regiment Bushrod R. Johnson's Brigade ———————— This Regiment Under Command of Lieut. Col. Robert Bogardus Snowden Was Here Heavily Engaged in . . . — Map (db m62615) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1415 — 63rd Tennessee Infantry — Gracie's Brigade — Preston's Division
Tennessee 63rd Regt. Infty. Gracie's Brigade Preston's Division 5:30 P.M. Sept. 20, 1863Map (db m122940) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-696 — 75th Illinois Infantry — Post's Brigade — Davis' Division
Text on the Front Side: 75th Infantry. 1st Brigade - Post. 1st Division - Davis. 20th Army Corps - McCook. This regiment was engaged in guarding trains September 19th and acted with Mitchell's Cavalry Corps at . . . — Map (db m120257) 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-498-99 — 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 — MT-1096 — Hindman's Division — Polk's Corps — Major General Thomas D. Hindman
Hindman's Division - Polk's Corp's. Major General Thomas C. Hindman. September 20, 1863, 1 p.m. Anderson's Brigade -- Brigadier General Patton Anderson. Deas' Brigade -- Brigadier Zach C. Deas. Manigault's Brigade -- . . . — Map (db m120380) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1178 — Kelly's Brigade — Preston's Division — Buckner's Corps
Kelly's Brigade. Preston's Division. - Buckner's Corps. Colonel John H. Kelly. September 20, 1863, 6:30 P.M. 65th Georgia, - Colonel R.H. Moore. 5th Kentucky, - Colonel Hiram Hawkins. 58th North Carolina, - Colonel John B. Palmer. . . . — Map (db m121952) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-450 — Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument
Headquarters Left Wing Lieutenant General James Longstreet September 20, 1863. Afternoon. — Map (db m107089) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — Mark Thrash
Mark Thrash ===================== This former slave served the National Military Park for 28 years During the early 1900s a two-room log cabin stood not far from here. This was the home of Mark Thrash, known locally as . . . — Map (db m107119) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1108 — McLaw's Division — Longstreet's Corps — Brigadier General Joseph B. Kershaw
McLaw's Division - Longstreet's Corps Brigader General Joseph B. Kershaw. September 20, 1863, afternoon. Kershaw's Brigade, Brigader General Joseph B. Kershaw. Humphrey's Brigade, Brigader General Benjamin G. Humphreys. This . . . — Map (db m121945) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-451 — Rosecrans' Headquarters Shell Monument
Field Headquarters. Army of the Cumberland. Major General W.S. Rosecrans. September 20, 1863, 10 A.M., to 11:15 A.M. — Map (db m125153) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1222 — Trigg's Brigade — Preston's Division — Buckner's Corps
Trigg's Brigade. Preston's Division, - Buckner's Corps. Colonel Robert C. Trigg. September 20, 1863, 5:30 P.M. 1st Florida Cavalry, Dismounted, - Colonel G. T. Maxwell. 6th Florida, - Colonel J. J. Finley. 7th . . . — Map (db m121977) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-533 — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve. September 20th, 1863. 1st Brigade - Brigadier General Samuel Beatty. 2nd Brigade - Colonel George F. Dick. 3rd Brigade - Colonel Sidney M. Barnes. . . . — Map (db m120391) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-86 — 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, 3:30 p.m. 1st Brigade - Colonel William R. Creighton 2nd Brigade - Colonel George A. Cobham, Jr. 3rd Brigade - Colonel David Ireland . . . — Map (db m105540) 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 (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 (Suffolk County), Boston — The Monument
The Shaw - 54th Regiment Memorial honors Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and members of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment who died in the assault on Fort Wagner, South Carolina, July 18, 1863. The 54th was the first regiment of Black volunteers from the . . . — Map (db m75619) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — Anderson Trading Post
On this property in 1812 was the trading post of John Anderson, famed Scottish pioneer of the River Raisin. Anderson, Colonel of the Militia in 1812, was taken prisoner at Detroit, later escaped. Mrs. Anderson, alone at the time of the . . . — Map (db m27262) 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 — General George A. Custer
Born Dec. 5, 1839, New Rumley, Ohio. Graduated U.S. Military Academy, June 1861. Brigadier General Volunteers June 29, 1863. Brevet Major General Volunteers Oct., 1864. Commanded Michigan Brigade of cavalry at Battle of . . . — Map (db m20878) 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
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — 27 — Fort Pontchartrain
The first permanent French settlement in the Detroit region was built on this site in 1701. The location was recommended by Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, who wished to move the fur trade center south from Michilimackinac. Cadillac's plan was . . . — Map (db m21853) 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 (Herkimer County), Herkimer — Early Village Burying Ground
Site of Early Village Burying Ground. Many graves were removed to Oak Hill Cemetery in 1897 to create Myers Park — Map (db m54316) 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 — Herkimer Home State Historic Site
Ambushed at Oriskany, General Nicholas Herkimer rallied and saved his nearly routed militia despite being wounded. An instant hero, he was carried to his home where he died on August 16, 1777. — Map (db m66098) 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 (Herkimer County), Little Falls — 8 — Revolution in the Mohawk Valley — Herkimer Home State Historic Site
During the American Revolution, almost half of the military actions in New York State occurred along the strategic corridor of the Mohawk Valley. In 1777 British, Native American and Loyalist battalions attacked from the west and north. Defeats at . . . — Map (db m66016) 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 — 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 — 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 (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), Rome — Clinton's Ditch — (Old Erie Canal)
Construction began in Rome N.Y. on July 4, 1817. The canal measured 40'x 28'x 4' and was 363 miles long. It went from Albany to Buffalo and was used into the 1830's. — Map (db m54216) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Rome Court House
Rome Court House Rebuilt 1849, Greek Revival Style, public square given by Dominick Lynch, replaced one built 1807 as system of half-shire towns began wings and dome added 1902 — Map (db m54234) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — The Fort Community... — Fort Stanwix National Monument
Fort Stanwix is best known for the 1777 siege, but such dramatic events were not a feature of everyday life here. Limited space inside the fort forced some soldiers and a few of their wives and children to live outside the walls. A unique . . . — Map (db m33285) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Water for the Garrison — Fort Stanwix National Monument
The spring-fed stream, reconstructed here, supplied the garrison with water for drinking and washing. Extending out from the fort was an elevated latrine called a "necessary." It ran into a short channel that fed downstream to the fort's garden. . . . — Map (db m32417) 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 (Champaign County), Urbana — C22X — Simon Kenton — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
1755 - Simon Kenton - 1836 »»«« In Oakland Cemetery, one mile east,is the grave and monument of Simon Kenton, pioneer, soldier, Indian scout. Also, "The Indian Hunter," by J.Q.A.Ward, noted sculptor and native of . . . — Map (db m44106) 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 (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 — 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), 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 (Greene County), Oldtown — C1 — Site of Old Chillicothe
The famous Shawnee Village destroyed four times by pioneer forces. It remained Ohio's leading Indian Town until 1807. On the rise to the west stood the bark Council House. — Map (db m14065) 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 (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 House — Logan County, On Top of Ohio
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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), Holland — 59-48 — Birthplace of Alexander Drabik — 1910-1993
Side A Birthplace of Alexander Drabik Alexander Albert Drabik was born here, in a log cabin, on December 28, 1910 to John Drabik and Frances Lewandowski, Polish immigrants from Szymborze, Germany, now Poland. Alex, . . . — Map (db m94771) 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 — C — Hull's Crossing/Turkey Foot Rock — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Ohio (Lucas County), Toledo — 60-48 — First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) had a dream that young women could be independent, help others in need, and be responsible leaders in their communities. Low founded Girl Scouts of the United States of America with 18 girls on March 12, 1912 in her . . . — Map (db m94889) 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 — 12-48 — The Toledo Zoo / Toledo's Canals
[Front Side of Marker]:"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 . . . — Map (db m41959) 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 — 40-48 — John Pray - Founder of Waterville,Ohio / The Miami and Erie Canal
East Side of Marker: "John Pray - Founder of Waterville, Ohio" Born in Rhode Island, John Pray (1783-1872) moved to the Maumee River Valley from New York shortly after serving in the War of 1812 and completing a . . . — Map (db m30795) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Prospect — Greenville Treaty Boundary Line
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Ohio (Mercer County), Fort Recovery — 4-54 — St. Clair’s Defeat / Wayne’s Victory — 1791 / 1794
St. Clair’s Defeat. 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 . . . — 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), Port Clinton — Indian Mill Stone
This stone, with indentations on the top making natural bowls, was used for grinding corn. It was found at the site of old Fort Sandoski which stood on the north shore of Sandusky Bay overlooking the south end of the De Lery Portage. — Map (db m41341) 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 — 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 m31731) HM
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 — 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 (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — C481 — Fort Ferree — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
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Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-270 — 17th Ohio Infantry — Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps. — Maj. Benjamin F. Butterfield.
17th Ohio Infantry. Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps. Maj. Benjamin F. Butterfield. Capt. Benjamin H. Showers. Nov. 25, 1863. The morning of Nov. 25th the 17th, with its Brigade and Division, . . . — Map (db m45303) 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-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-189 — 42nd Indiana Infantry
42nd Indiana Infantry. Lieut. Col. W.T.B. McIntire. Nov. 25, 1863. — Map (db m68824) 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-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-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-308 — 93rd Ohio Infantry — Hazen's Brigade — Wood's Division
93d Ohio Infantry Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps. Major William Birch. Captain Daniel Bowman. Captain Samuel B. Smith. November 25, 1863. In the advance of the Brigade on the Orchard Knob . . . — Map (db m87240) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-33 — A point in the 2D Line of Works
A point in the 2d Line of Works, Connecting Battery Erwin with Fort Jones.Map (db m122556) 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 — Cleburne's Division — Hardee's Corps — Major General Patrick R. Cleburne
Cleburne's Division - Hardee's Corps Major General Patrick R. Cleburne. November 25th 1863, 2 p.m. Liddell's Brigade - Colonel Daniel C. Govan, Smith's Brigade - Brigadier General James A. Smith, Smith's Brigade - . . . — Map (db m105769) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-116 — 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 — MT-90A — 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 — MT-59 — S.W. Angle of Fort Wood
S.W. Angle of Fort Wood (Creighton), East Salient of Outer Line.Map (db m58773) HM
Tennessee (Hamilton County), Chattanooga — MT-57 — Site of Headquarters
Site of Headquarters Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood, U.S.V. Commanding 3rd and 4th Corps — Map (db m122506) 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 — 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-16-18 — Participation of the Artillery — November 24, 1863
Tablet #1 Union Batteries 7th Indiana (Sec) Lt. Otho H. Morgan Baird Mouth Chatta. Creek 10th Indiana Capt. Wm. A. Naylor Sheridan Moccasin Point 1st Iowa Lt. James M. Williams Osterhaus W. of Lookout Creek 2d Missouri . . . — Map (db m35750) 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 (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 — State’s Birthplace
West Virginia was organized in 1861 at Washington Hall, 12th and Market streets. The Linsly Institute Building, Eoff and 15th streets, was the first Capitol. From 1875 to 1885, the Capitol was in the County-City Building. — Map (db m729) HM
West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — The Defenders of the Union — 1861 — 1865
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