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

15th Ohio Infantry.

Willich's Brig., Wood's Div., 4th Corps.

 

—Lieut. Col. Frank Askew. —

 
15th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 15th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
15th Ohio Infantry
Willich's Brig., Wood's Div., 4th Corps.

Lieut. Col. Frank Askew.
Nov. 25, 1863.

Nov. 23, this Regiment with its Brigade took active part in the capture of Orchard Knob, being in the front line of attack.

It also held the front line in the assault on Missionary Ridge, and reached the crest about this point, and at once pursued the enemy down the eastern slope, capturing a number of prisoners and several guns. Casualties: Killed, 1 Officer, 3 Men; Wounded, 2 Officers, 18 Men; Total 24.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-269.)
 
Location. 35° 2.107′ N, 85° 15.32′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Shallowford Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, opposite the residence at 84 North Crest Road and located between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the marker (tablet) is located at “84 North Crest Road/1934 Map 114A". Marker is
15th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 15th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker situated along the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
at or near this postal address: 84 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. 32nd Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Wisconsin (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willich's Brigade. (about 300 feet away); 49th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 89th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, (about 600 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 700 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 27, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
15th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 15th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
15th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 15th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road, towards the intersection with Shallowford Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 27, 2016.
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