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42nd Indiana Infantry

 
 
42nd Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. 42nd Indiana Marker
Inscription.  
42nd Indiana Infantry.

Lieut. Col. W.T.B. McIntire.


Nov. 25, 1863.

 
Erected 1909 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-189.)
 
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, Missionary Ridge, 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. 35° 0.747′ N, 85° 16.127′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of Old Ringgold Road, on the right when traveling south. This historic marker is located along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Bronze tablet marker located at 285 South Crest Road/1934 Map 156". 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. Strahl's Brigade. (within shouting distance
42nd Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. 42nd Indiana Marker
View of the historical marker situated along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
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of this marker); 94th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlin's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 88th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 104th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 33rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Strahl's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Johnson's Division (about 600 feet away). 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, “3' x 2' bronze inscription tablet with decorative egg & dart border mounted on low iron pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863.”

In addition, the National Park Service reports that, "The bronze tablet was re-cast in 2012 and re-installed in 2013."
 
42nd Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
3. 42nd Indiana Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south along South Crest Road.
42nd Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
4. 42nd Indiana Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north along South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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Jul. 3, 2022