Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
2nd Ohio Infantry
—Johnson's Division —
Carlin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps.
Colonel Anson G. McCook.
November 25, 1863.
The second, with its Brigade, ascended Lookout the afternoon of November 24, joined Hooker's forces and participated in the close of the battle. About 1 p.m. of the 25th it joined its Division in front of Missionary Ridge. It was the right regiment in the storming line of the Army of the Cumberland, and reached the crest about this point; moving to the right it captured 250 prisoners chiefly of the 38th Alabama.
It took part in the pursuit to Ringgold.
Casualties: killed, 4 men; wounded, 2 officers, 10 men; total, 16.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-259.)
Location. 35° 0.591′ N, 85° 16.177′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of Old Ringgold Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historic marker (tablet) is located along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just north of where Ringgold Road comes to the crest of Missionary Ridge from the east. According to the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 33rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carlin's Brigade (about 700 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Strahl's Brigade. (approx. 0.2 miles away); 88th Indiana Infantry (approx. ¼ mile 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 . . . 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.)
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