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

49th Ohio Infantry

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

 

—Maj. Samuel F. Gray. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 49th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
49th Ohio Infantry
Willich's Brig., Wood's Div., 4th Corps.

Maj. Samuel F. Gray.
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, 3 Officers, 5 Men; Wounded, 1 Officer, 47 Men; Total, 56.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-287.)
 
Location. 35° 2.165′ N, 85° 15.287′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north 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 106 North Crest Road and located between the intersection of Shallowford Road and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “106 North Crest Road/1934 Map 112". Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
49th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 49th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker situated along the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 89th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Willich's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Wisconsin (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Ohio Infantry. (about 400 feet away); 19th Ohio Infantry (about 500 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
 
49th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 49th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking south 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 412 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016.
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