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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

74th Ohio Infantry

Starkweather's Brigade - Johnson's Division

 

— 14th Corps —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 74th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
74th Ohio Infantry.
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.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 74th Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking east of the historical marker at it's location on the right (north) side of the Ohio Reservation, and at the eastern end of a series of Ohio historical markers, almost 100 feet west of South Crest Road.
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35° 1.692′ N, 85° 15.475′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road 0.1 miles from Ridge Road. This marker (tablet) is located on Missionary Ridge, along South Crest Road, in the Ohio Reservation. This particular marker (tablet) is in the row of tablets that line the right (north) side property line of the Ohio Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Missionary Ridge - Ohio Reservation/1934 Map 124-11”. 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."
 
74th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 74th Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking west at this historical marker which is located with a series of Ohio Regimental historical markers situated along the right (north) side of the Ohio Reservation's property line.
74th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. 74th Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking west at the Ohio Monument which is featured at the Ohio Reservation, and the historical marker is to the right of this monument.
 
 
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 486 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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