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

76th Ohio Infantry

Wood's Brig., Osterhaus’ Div.

 

15th Corps

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. 76th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
76th Ohio Infantry
Wood's Brig., Osterhaus' Div., 15th Corps.

Major Willard Warner
Nov. 25, 1863

Nov. 24th this regiment, with its brigade, participated in the storming of Lookout Mountain.

The morning of the 25th the brigade forced its way through Rossville Gap, marched northward east of Missionary Ridge for a mile, and charged obliquely to the summit, assisting in the capture of guns and many prisoners. The 76th reached the crest about this point. On the 27th it was heavily engaged at Ringgold Gap.

Casualties: Killed, 2 Officers, 16 Men; Wounded, 3 Officers, 40 Men; Captured, 2 Men; Total, 63
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-303.)
 
Location. 35° 0.162′ N, 85° 16.293′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and East View Drive, on the left when traveling south on South Crest Road. Click for map. The historic marker (tablet) is located on the southeast corner of the intersection, and is situated on the top of a low, stone wall embankment, in a heavily landscaped area, of a residential property. According to the location
76th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 76th Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking north of the historic marker in a heavily landscaped area.
information provided by the National Park Service, this tablet is located at, “456 South Crest Road/1934 Map 167". Marker is at or near this postal address: 456 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. 7th Ohio Infantry. (here, next to this marker); Stovall's Brigade (here, next to this marker); 66th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Geary's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Ireland's New York Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobham's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles 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 . . .
1. 76th 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.)
76th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. 76th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker on the edge of a low stone wall embankment, in a heavily landscaped area of residential property, with the "Stovall's Brigade" marker immediately to the right of the featured marker.
 

2. 76th Ohio Infantry. This is a link to information compiled by Larry Stevens. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 76th 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. 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 28, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
76th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. 76th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker looking south on South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 293 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016.
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