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125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
O'Connor, A.  Search this
Niehaus, Charles Henry 1855-1935  Search this
Founder:
Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company  Search this
Contractor:
E. F. Carr & Company  Search this
Subject:
Opdycke, Emerson  Search this
Medium:
Marker: granite; Portrait medallion: bronze; Relief plaque; bronze; Seal: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park P. O. Box 2128 Ft. Oglethorpe Georgia 30742
Located Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Snodgrass Hill Ft. Oglethorpe Georgia
Date:
1894
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia survey, 1994.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, GA7388, 1989.
Image on file.
Kerr, Jack, "Monuments and Markers of the 29 States Engaged at Chickamauga and Chattanooga," Collegedale, TN: The College Press, n.d.
(Relief plaque on front of marker:) (Bottom right corner:) A. O'CONNER/SC (Bottom left corner:) CAST BY THE HENRY BONNARD BRONZE CO. NY/1894 (Bottom edge of portrait medallion on front of marker:) CAST BY THE HENRY BONNARD BRONZE CO. NY 1894 (Front of marker, raised lettering:) 125TH O.VI./COL. EMERSON OPDYCKE, COMDG./HARKER'S BRIG. WOOD'S DIV./21ST ARMY CORPS (Back of marker, below lion:) 125TH O.V.I. (Medallion seal on rear of marker:) OHIO C.H. NIEHAUS (Bronze plaque on rear of marker: account of the battle) signed Founder's mark appears.
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Summary:
A granite commemorative marker topped with a mountain lion is adorned on the front with a bronze medallion of Colonel Emerson Opdycke and a bronze relief depicting a Civil War battle scene. On the back of the marker is the State of Ohio seal. The marker is set upon a rectangular base with rough edges.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--Ohio  Search this
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Military--Colonel  Search this
Animal--Cougar  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
State of Being--Evil--War  Search this
Architecture--Military--Battlefield  Search this
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Control number:
IAS GA000671
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339376