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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery Monument
Structure Number:
MT-938
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
18th Battery, Ohio Artillery Monument (CHICK 146)
Park:
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
1. 
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Structure State:
Georgia
Structure County:
Walker
Region:
Southeast
Cluster:
Appalachian
Administrative Unit:
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
LCS ID:
003033
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
11/24/1998
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
Monument contributes to nat'l significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & related groups to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year CE/BCE
End Year
End Year CE/BCE
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1894
CE




 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Primary Current Use:
Monument (Marker, Plaque)
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Grounds/Landscape
Volume:
1 - 2,000 cubic feet
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Bronze
2. 
Substructure
Limestone
3. 
Superstructure
Granite
Short Physical Description:
5'6" x 4'3" x 8'6", the monument has a tapered rock-faced pedestal, a smooth-faced shaft with raised lettering, and a rock-faced capstone. Bronze state seal in pedestal; bronze cannon tubes on sides. Marks unit's position on Snodgrass Hill.
Long Physical Description:
Monument is located in the Chickamauga Battlefield on Snodgrass Hill, map site #146.