Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
108th Ohio Infantry
John Beatty's Brigade - Davis' Division
— 14th Corps —
John Beatty's Brig., Davis' Div., 14th Corps.
Lieut. Col. Carlo Piepho.
Nov. 25, 1863
Davis' Division, in which this regiment served, was concentrated at Caldwell's crossing opposite the mouth of the west Chickamauga, previous to the arrival of General Sherman's forces. It covered the crossing of that command over the Tennessee on the night of Nov. 23, and forenoon of the 24th. It acted as a reserve to Sherman throughout the battle of the 25th, but its infantry was not engaged. On the 26th the regiment skirmishes heavily beyond Chickamauga Station, and the next day near Ringgold.
Casualties: Killed, 1 man.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-315.)
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, Ohio Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1779.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. 113th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 98th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 3rd Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 121st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Monument (a few steps from this marker); Fifth Company Battalion Washington Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 on November 25, 1863."
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,444 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.