Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
121st Ohio Infantry
John Beatty's Brigade - Davis’ Division
—14th Corps —
John Beatty's Brig., Davis' Div., 14th Corps.
Maj. John Yager.
Nov. 25, 1863.
Davis' Division, in which this regiment served, was concentrated at Caldwell's Crossing opposite the mouth of the west Chickamauga, previous to the arrival of Gen. Sherman's forces. It covered the crossing of that command over the Tennessee on the night of Nov. 23, and forenoon of the 24th. It acted as a reserve to Sherman throughout the battle of the 25th, but its infantry was not engaged. On the 26th the regiment skirmished heavily beyond Chickamauga Station, and the next day near Ringgold.
Casualties: Wounded, 3 men.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-317.)
Location. 35° 1.672′ N, 85° 15.482′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road 0.1 miles south of Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This marker (tablet) is located on Missionary Ridge, along South Crest Road, in the Ohio Reservation. This particular marker (tablet) is in the row of tablets that line the left (south) side property line of the Ohio Reservation. According to the location
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 113th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 108th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 98th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 3rd Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Company Battalion Washington Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio at Chattanooga (within shouting distance of 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 marker is a, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on 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.)
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