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

24th Ohio Infantry

Grose's Brig., Cruft's Div.

 

4th Corps.

 
24th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. 24th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
24th Ohio Infantry
Grose's Brig., Cruft's Div., 4th Corps.

Capt. George M. Bacon.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The regiment participated with its brigade in the assault on Lookout Mountain, Nov. 24, advanced to Rossville Gap the 25th, and in connection with Grose's Brigade of Cruft's Division assaulted the south end of Missionary Ridge. It reached the summit at this point about 5 P.M., participating in turning the left flank of the confederate line and forcing it from its position on the ridge. The line pushed northward along the summit to a junction with the troops that had carried the ridge at the center.

The regiment took part on the 26th in the pursuit to Ringgold. Strength in action: 12 Officers, 198 Men.
Casualties: Wounded, 4 Men.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-274.)
 
Location. 34° 59.221′ N, 85° 16.682′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road west of Waheela Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historic marker (tablet) is located near the south end of Missionary Ridge, along the outside edge of a sharp bend on the South Crest
24th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 24th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker situated in the front yard of a nearby residential property, to the right of a "Cruft's Division" marker.
roadway, behind a guard rail, in the front yard of some residential property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cruft's Division (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (here, next to this marker); Whitaker's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 40th Ohio Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); Grose's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 99th Ohio Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away in Georgia); Woods' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away in Georgia). 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 . . .
1. 24th Ohio Infantry. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 24th Ohio Infantry
24th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. 24th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker, behind the guard rail, along the sharp bend in the roadway.
. This is a link to information compiled by Larry Stevens. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 24th Ohio Regiment Infantry. This is a link to information provided by the Civil War Index web site. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Twenty fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry. This is a link to information provided by the Civil War Index web site. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. 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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 19 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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