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

73rd Ohio Infantry

Orlando Smith's Brigade

 

—Steinwehr's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
1. 73rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
73rd Ohio Infantry.
Orland Smith's Brigade, Steinwehr's Division, 11th Corps.

Major Samuel H. Hurst.
November 25, 1863.

This Regiment took active part October 28th, with its Brigade in the Battle of Wauhatchie, and November 23d in the advance on Orchard Knob. On the morning of the 25th it skirmished toward Tunnel Hill.

Later the entire Division was dispatched to the extreme left and rear of General Sherman's line and established near Old Boyce's Station as a reserve to General Sherman. The next day it was in pursuit to Chickamauga Station, and thence to the vicinity of Ringgold.

Casualties: wounded, 1 man; captured, 1 man; total 2.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-301.)
 
Location. 35° 2.399′ N, 85° 16.434′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Orchard Knob Avenue north of Ivy Street. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood, in the city of Chattanooga, a little less than a mile west of Missionary Ridge. It is situated near the crest of the Orchard Knob Reservation. According to
73rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
2. 73rd Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking south, towards the crest of Orchard Knob, of the historical marker, the third in a row of Ohio Regimental markers.
the location information provided by the National Park Service, “ This marker is located at the Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-21". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 61st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 55th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 82nd Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); New York Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Miracle at Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Headquarters of the Union Armies. (within shouting distance of this marker); The State of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridges' Battery, Illinois Light Art'y. (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 egg & dart border ....”
 
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 28, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
73rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
3. 73rd Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking east, of the historical marker, near the crest of Orchard Knob.
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
73rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
4. 73rd Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking northwest, down the slope of Orchard Knob, of the historical marker, situated near the crest of the hill, second from the end in a row of four Ohio Regimental markers.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 17 times this year. 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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