Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
124th Ohio Infantry
Hazen's Brigade - Wood's Division
—4th Corps —
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.
Lieut. Col. James Pickands.
Nov. 25, 1863.
The regiment participated in the brigade advance of Nov. 23 on Orchard Knob, losing 1 killed and 3 wounded. In the assault on Missionary Ridge, the regiment reached the summit at this point, captured several guns and turned one upon the enemy. Part of the regiment, commanded by Lieut. H.F. Proctor, captured two wagons loaded with arms and ammunition on the eastern slope of the ridge. Casualties: Killed, 5 Men; Wounded, 4 Officers, 18 Men; Missing, 2 Men; Total 29.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-318.)
Location. 35° 1.733′ N, 85° 15.452′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located just off the roadway, on the west side of South Crest Road, in a residential neighborhood, along the crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this tablet is located at the, “Missionary Ridge Battlefield
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T. J. Wood's Division. (a few steps from this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Missionary Ridge Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 21st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 18th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 74th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (about 300 feet away). 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 marker is a, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities during the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863."
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 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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