Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
13th Ohio Infantry
—Wood's Division —
Samuel Beatty's Brigade, Woods Division, 4th Corps.
Colonel Dwight Jarvis, Jr.
November 25, 1863.
The Regiment participated, November 23, in the advance on Orchard Knob. It moved with the Brigade to the storming of Missionary Ridge, pushing forward during the assault from the rear line to the front in the face of severe fire, and reaching the crest about this point among the first.
It moved to the left on the summit and assisted in capturing four guns.
Casualties: killed, 2 men; wounded, 1 officer, 17 men; missing, 1 man; total, 21.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-267.)
Location. 35° 2.277′ N, 85° 15.259′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Shallowford Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, on the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This marker was located along North Crest Road/1934 Map 102". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Dent's Alabama Battery. (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Beatty's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hindman's Division. (about 300 feet away); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, (about 500 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 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 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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