Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
124th Ohio Infantry
Hazen's Brigade - Wood's Division
— 4th Corps —
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.
Lieut. Col. James Pickands.
Nov. 25, 1863.
The regiment participated in the brigade advance of Nov. 23 on Orchard Knob, losing 1 killed and 3 wounded. In the assault on Missionary Ridge, the regiment reached the summit at this point, captured several guns and turned one upon the enemy. Part of the regiment, commanded by Lieut. H.F. Proctor, captured two wagons loaded with arms and ammunition on the eastern slope of the ridge. Casualties: Killed, 5 Men; Wounded, 4 Officers, 18 Men; Missing, 2 Men; Total 29.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-318.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists.
Location. 35° 1.733′ N, 85° 15.452′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T. J. Wood's Division (a few steps from this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Missionary Ridge Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 21st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 18th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 74th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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 during the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863."
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 832 times since then and 131 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.