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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ohio Artillery

 
 
Ohio Artillery. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. Ohio Artillery. Marker
Inscription.
Ohio Artillery.
Nov. 23-25, 1863.
During the engagements, the Ohio Batteries operated as indicated below:
Battery A Capt. Wilbur F. Goodspeed / Guarding fords of the Tennessee River.
Battery B Lieut. Norman A. Baldwin / Supporting General Sherman's crossing.
Battery C Capt. Marco B. Gary / Supporting General Sherman's crossing.
Battery E Lieut. Albert G. Ransom / Guarding ford at Dallas, Tennessee.
Battery F Lieut. Giles J. Cockerill / On outer earthworks of the Union Line.
Battery G Capt. Alexander Marshall / On outer earthworks of the Union Line.
Battery I Capt. Hubert Oilger / Operating with Gen. Sheridan's Division.
Battery K Lieut. Nicholas Sahm / Operating against Lookout Mountain.
Battery M Capt. Frederick Schultz / On outer earthworks of the Union Line.
4th Batt'y. Capt. George Froelich / Operating against Lookout Mountain.
6th Batt'y. Lieut. H.P. Ayers / On outer earthworks of the Union Line.
18th Batt'y. Lieut. Joseph McGafferty / Shelling Lookout from Moccasin Point.
20th Batt'y. Capt. Edward Grosskopff / On outer earthworks of the Union Line.

 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-249A.)
 
Location. 35° 1.687′ 
Ohio Artillery. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. Ohio Artillery. Marker
View of historical marker as seen directly in front of the Ohio Monument in the Ohio Reservation.
N, 85° 15.489′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road 0.1 miles from Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Missionary Ridge Battlefield - Ohio Reservation/1934 Map 124-2". 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. Fifth Company Battalion Washington Artillery (here, next to this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (here, next to this marker); Ohio at Chattanooga (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, “4' x 3' bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on two low marble pedestals. Describes activities of Ohio artillery units from November 23-25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures
Ohio Artillery. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. Ohio Artillery. Marker
View of historical marker, looking northwest over the crest of Missionary Ridge and beyond.
. 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.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ohio Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. Ohio Reservation
View of the Ohio Reservation sign erected by the National Park Service, with the featured historical marker being located beyond this sign near the western crest of Missionary Ridge and the Ohio Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 26, 2016.
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