Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
29th Ohio Infantry
—Geary's Division —
Candy's Brig., Geary's Div., 12th Corps.
Col. William T. Fitch.
Nov. 24, 1863.
In preparing for the assault on Lookout Mountain, the 29th formed a part of the strong detail assigned to the protection of the lines of defense in Lookout Valley.
During the operations the Regiment captured several picket posts, at one point a force of 130 which was seeking to relieve a picket reserve.
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-276.)
Location. 35° 0.783′ N, 85° 20.553′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road north of Military Road. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located on the grounds of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, just north of the grounds of the Cravens' House, in a small cluster of markers and monuments, along a park hiking trail that runs from the Cravens' House, up the slope of the ridge, to Point Park on the summit of Lookout Mountain. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This tablet marker is located at the Cravens
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 147th Pennsylvania Infantry (here, next to this marker); 59th Illinois Infantry. (here, next to this marker); 5th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Candy's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 13th Illinois Infantry Monument (a few steps from this marker); 96th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Carlin's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
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 24, 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 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016.