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

125th Ohio Infantry.

Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps.

 

—Capt. Edward Bates. / Nov. 25, 1863. —

 
125th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 125th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
125th Ohio Infantry.
Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps.

Captain Edward Bates.
Nov. 25, 1863

Col. Emerson Opdycke colonel of this regiment, being assigned to the command of half the brigade, Capt. Bates was given command of his regiment. It took part with its brigade in the preliminary movements of Nov. 23, and in the assault on Missionary Ridge, reaching the crest in this vicinity, and participating in the capture of guns near Bragg's headquarters. The regiment at once joined in the pursuit and became engaged at the next ridge to the east, during the night it followed to Bird's Mill on the Chickamauga, strength in action: 11 Officers, 250 Men.
Casualties: Killed, 2 Men; Wounded, 1 Officers, 26 Men; Total 29.
 
Erected 1908. (Marker Number MT-319.)
 
Location. 35° 1.204′ N, 85° 15.777′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of East Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is located on Missionary Ridge, in the Bragg Reservation. Once you have entered the Bragg Reservation, go to the extreme northern end of the park to find this
125th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 125th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View looking north of historical marker towards Interstate 24 cut through Missionary Ridge
marker, which is just off of what was once the old Ridge Road that use to run through the center of the park. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located on Missionary Ridge at Bragg Reservation/1934 Map 136-4”. 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. 22nd Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker); 65th Ohio Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); 64th Ohio Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); 51st Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 97th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Havis' Georgia Battery (a few steps from this marker); Illinois State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobb's Kentucky Battery. (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 during the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures
125th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 125th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View looking south, from the historical marker, towards the majority of the historical markers and monuments that are in the Bragg Reservation.
. 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
 
Bragg Reservation Sign image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. Bragg Reservation Sign
View of the Bragg Reservation sign which marks the National Park where this historical marker is located.
125th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 7, 2013
5. 125th Ohio Infantry. Marker
125th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 7, 2013
6. 125th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker with members of the Blue & Gray Education Society's, Walking Tour of the Missionary Ridge Battlefield, seen standing near the marker, with a distant view, beneath the crest of Missionary Ridge, of Chattanooga and the countryside beyond.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 431 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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