Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Ohio at Chattanooga
November 23-25, 1863
Gen. Rosecrans who commanded the Army of the Cumberland until relieved before the battle by Gen. Thomas, and Gen. Sherman, commanding the Army of the Tennessee, were from Ohio. Gen. Grant, commanding the combined forces, was born in Ohio and appointed thence to West Point. Three of the 15 Divisions, ten of 38 Brigades were commanded by Ohio officers. Of 227 Infantry organizations, 65 were from Ohio; of 54 Batteries 13; of the 8 Cavalry regiments 4. The Division Commanders were Barnett, Ewing, Sheridan; the Brigade Commanders were John Beatty, Samuel Beatty, Cockerill, Harker, Eli Long, Dan McCook, Phelps, Orland Smith, VanDerveer, Walcutt. The co-operating force from Chattanooga for reopening the riverline of supplies at Brown's Ferry, Oct. 27th, according to Gen. Rosecrans' plan, consisted of Hazen's and Turchin's Brigades, and the 18th Ohio, a total of 17 regiments of which 12 were from Ohio.
Of 115 officers killed or mortally wounded, 45 were from Ohio.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-248.)
Location. Click for map. This tablet is located on Missionary Ridge, along South Crest Road, in the Ohio Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Missionary Ridge Battlefield - Ohio Reservation/1934 Map 124-3". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio Artillery (here, next to this marker); Fifth Company Battalion Washington Artillery (here, next to this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (here, next to this marker); 1st Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 3d Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 10th Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (a few steps from this marker); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low block stone stand. Describes activities of Ohio units during battles
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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