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92nd Ohio Infantry

Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps.

 

—Lieut. Col. Douglas Putnam, Jr. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 92d Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
92d Ohio Infantry
Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps.

Lieut. Col. Douglas Putnam, Jr.
Capt. Edward Grosvendr.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The morning of Nov. 25th the 92d, with its Brigade and Division, marched to support Gen. Sherman at Tunnel Hill. Returning, it formed with the Brigade on the left of Wood's Division. In the general assault the Regiment gained the crest about this position. Near the summit Col. Putnam was severely wounded while leading his Regiment. The guns in front of the line were captured, and the Regiment moved to the left on the crest and took part in the close of the battle, and in the pursuit to Ringgold. Casualties: Killed, 2 Officers, 10 Men; Wounded, 3 Officers, 43 Men; Total, 58.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-307.)
 
Location. 35° 2.645′ N, 85° 15.205′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Crest Road and Brown Wood Drive, on the left when traveling north on North Crest Road. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just a short distance north of the DeLong Reservation,
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 92d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, with a view of the trees on the DeLong Reservation in the distant background.
very near the intersection with Brown Wood Drive. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the tablet is located at, “220 North Crest Road/1934 Map 91". Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 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. 89th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); DeLong Reservation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Turchin's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 31st Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing); 36th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing); 9th Kentucky Infantry (about 500 feet away); 2nd Minnesota (about 500 feet away); Water's Alabama Battery. (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, “3' x 2' 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
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 92d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road, in the direction of the DeLong Reservation.
by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 28, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
92d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 92d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road.
92d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. 92d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, with a view of Chattanooga in the valley below.
92d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
6. 92d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the featured historical marker and the 89th Ohio Infantry historical marker as seen from Brown Wood Drive looking southwest towards the DeLong Reservation.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016.
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