Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
3d Ohio Cavalry
Long's Brigade - Crook's Division
— Stanley's Corps —
Long's Brig., Crook's Div., Stanley's Corps.
Lieut. Col. Charles B. Seidel.
Nov. 25, 1863.
Crossing the Tennessee in the rear of Gen. Sherman's column on the 24th, the regiment advanced with its brigade 13 miles toward Cleveland. The next day the enemy was driven out of that place, and the railroad and cars in that quarter and toward Dalton were thoroughly disabled.
On the 27th the brigade in retiring to Chattanooga was sharply attacked by Gen. J.R. Kelly's Cavalry and followed to Candy's Creek, from which point it retired unmolested to Chattanooga.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-254.)
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 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 25, 1863.
Location. 35° 1.695′ N, 85° 15.483′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker 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. 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (here, next to this marker); 1st Ohio Cavalry (here, next to this marker); 10th Ohio Cavalry (here, next to this marker); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (here, next to this marker); 18th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 10th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 21st Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 74th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from 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 monument is, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes unit's activities during Battle of Missionary Ridge.”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.