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Hazen's Brigade

Wood's Division - Granger's Corps.

 

—Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Hazen's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Hazen's Brigade.
Wood's Division Granger's Corps.

Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.

6th Indiana - Maj. Calvin D. Campbell.
5th Kentucky - Col. William W. Berry.
5th Kentucky - Lieut. Col. John L. Treanor.
6th Kentucky - Maj. Richard T. Whitaker.
23d Kentucky - Lieut. Col. James C. Foy.
1st Ohio - Lieut. Col. Bassett Langdon.
1st Ohio - Maj. Joab A. Stafford.
6th Ohio - Lieut. Col Alexander C. Christopher.
41st Ohio - Col. Aquila Wiley.
41st Ohio - Lieut. Col. Robert L. Kimberly.
93d Ohio - Maj. William Birch.
93d Ohio - Capt. Daniel Bowman.
93d Ohio - Capt. Samuel B. Smith.
124th Ohio - Lieut. Col. James Pickands.

The Brigade advanced from Orchard Knob in two lines, four regiments in each with the 124th Ohio as skirmishers. It captured the rifle-pits at the foot, and after a brief rest assaulted the ridge upon Gen. Hazen's order. The 1st Ohio, Lieut. Col. Langdon, was the first regiment of the Brigade on the summit. Casualties: killed 60; wounded 288; missing 7.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 1.895′ N,
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
85° 15.42′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Colyar Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, across the street from the residence at 24 North Crest Road, between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 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. Garrity's Alabama Battery (a few steps from this marker); Anderson's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Ohio Infantry. (about 600 feet away); Missionary Ridge Trolley (about 700 feet away); 93rd Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Missionary Ridge Historic District (about 700 feet away); 41st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Regarding Hazen's Brigade. While this tablet identifies both the location and role played during the military action of this particular Brigade, as well as listing the regimental units that make up this Brigade, not all of its listed regiments have individual markers and/or tablets for the park visitor to view. So of the regiments listed for Hazen's Brigade, all
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
of them except for the 6th Indiana, 5th Kentucky, 6th Kentucky, & 23rd Kentucky have either a marker or a tablet for visitors to view. In explaining this, the NPS staff state the following,

"There is no indication that there ever were bronze tablets (for these units)...the answer to that question is probably another that would have to be addressed to whatever records survive in the ... state archives respectively (since it was the states that were responsible for providing the unit commemorative features).”
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Regimental markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade (except for the 6th Indiana, 5th Kentucky, 6th Kentucky, & 23rd Kentucky which never had markers).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Hazen's Brigade 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 549 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016.
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