Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
74th Ohio Infantry
Starkweather's Brigade - Johnson's Division
Starkweather's Brig., Johnson's Div., 14th Corps.
Maj. Michael H. Locher.
Nov. 25, 1863.
At the opening of the battle this regiment, with its brigade, occupied the right of the line of earthworks in front of Chattanooga. The remainder of the Division formed the right of the assault on Missionary Ridge.
After this move was well developed, Gen. J. M. Palmer, commanding the 14th Corps, ordered the Brigade to move forward in support of the Division.
It marched promptly, and reached a position near the foot of the ridge as the Division gained the summit.
Though under a long range fire, it suffered no losses.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-302.)
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 date for this entry is November 25, 1863.
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. 21st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 10th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 18th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker); 52nd Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 10th Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (a few steps from this marker); 3d Ohio Cavalry (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 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 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.