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

3rd Ohio Infantry

John Beatty's Brigade - Davis’ Division

 

—14th Corps —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
1. 3d Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
3d Ohio Infantry.
John Beatty’s Brig., Davis Div., 14th Corps.

Capt. Leroy S. Bell.
Nov. 25, 1863.

This regiment was detached from its brigade during the Battle of Chattanooga, and stationed at Kelley’s Ferry on the Tennessee River west of Raccoon Mountain.

There it was assigned to the very important duty of guarding the steamboat landing, and the supplies obtained as a result of the opening of the Brown’s Ferry line of communication.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-261.)
 
Location. 35° 1.674′ N, 85° 15.49′ 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 is located on Missionary Ridge, along South Crest Road, in the Ohio Reservation. This particular historical marker is in the row of markers that line the left (south) side property line of the Ohio Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Missionary Ridge - Ohio Reservation/1934 Map 124-5”. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
3d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 3d Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking west of the historical marker along the row of Ohio Infantry markers that are located on the left (south) side of the Ohio Reservation.
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 98th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 108th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 113th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 121st Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Company Battalion Washington 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 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 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
3d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 3d Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking east of the historical marker at it's location on the left (south) side of the Ohio Reservation, some 200 feet west of South Crest Road.
3d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
4. 3d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of Ohio Reservation, situated along crest of Missionary Ridge, where this historical marker is located.
Ohio Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
5. Ohio Reservation
View of the Ohio Reservation sign which is located along the crest of Missionary Ridge, and is where this historical marker is located.
 
 
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