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
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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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.