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

1st Ohio Infantry.

Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.

 

—Lieut. Col. Bassett Langoon. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 1st Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
1st Ohio Infantry.
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.

Lieut. Col. Bassett Langoon.
Maj. Joab A. Stafford.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The Regiment took prominent part in the capture of the Orchard Knob Line Nov. 23d. It participated with its Brigade in the storming of Missionary Ridge. Near the summit Col. Langoon, leading the Regiment, was severely wounded. The crest was carried, and the command moved from this point to the right, capturing both guns and prisoners. Gen. Hazen reports that about 100 men formed by Lieut. Col. Langoon were the first on the crest.
Casualties: Killed, 1 Officer, 10 Men; Wounded, 4 Officers, 64 Men; Total 79.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-257.)
 
Location. 35° 1.803′ N, 85° 15.435′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Bird's Mill Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) was situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge and located between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service,
1st Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 1st Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
“1 North Crest Road/1934 Map 120". Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Missionary Ridge Trolley (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Missionary Ridge Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 124th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); T. J. Wood's Division. (about 500 feet away); Garrity's Alabama Battery (about 600 feet away); Hazen's Brigade (about 600 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 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
 
1st Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 1st Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road and it's intersection with Bird's Mill Road.
1st Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 1st Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016.
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