Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
69th Ohio Infantry
—Johnson's Division —
Stoughton's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps.
Major James J. Hanna.
November 25, 1863.
This regiment, with Company I thrown out as skirmishers, advanced upon the earthworks at the foot of Missionary Ridge in the general assault, and carried them, capturing many prisoners. It was successful on its line in the storming of the Ridge, reaching the summit about this point. It participated on the 26th and 27th in the pursuit to Ringgold. On the 29th it returned to Chattanooga. Strength in action: 20 officers, 267 men.
Casualties: killed, 1 officer, 10 men; wounded, 4 officers, 30 men; missing, 1; total, 46.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-299.)
Location. 35° 1.035′ N, 85° 15.959′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of South Crest Place, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is a short distance south of the Bragg Reservation, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This regiment tablet marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams' Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 74th Illinois (about 500 feet away); Stoughton's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Sherman's Brigade (about 600 feet 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, “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.)
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