Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
3rd Ohio Infantry
John Beatty's Brigade - Davis' Division
— 14th Corps —
John Beatty’s Brig., Davis Div., 14th Corps.
Capt. Leroy S. Bell.
Nov. 25, 1863.
This regiment was detached from its brigade during the Battle of Chattanooga, and stationed at Kelley’s Ferry on the Tennessee River west of Raccoon Mountain.
There it was assigned to the very important duty of guarding the steamboat landing, and the supplies obtained as a result of the opening of the Brown’s Ferry line of communication.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-261.)
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.
Location. 35° 1.674′ N, 85° 15.49′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road 0.1 miles south of Ridge 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. 98th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 108th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 113th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 121st Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Monument (a few steps from this marker); Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Company Battalion Washington 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 unit's activities on November 25, 1863.”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on May 8, 2011, by Jeffrey D Bell of Columbus, Ohio. Photos: 1. submitted on November 1, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 4. submitted on November 1, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 5. submitted on November 2, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.