Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
73rd Ohio Infantry
Orlando Smith's Brigade
— Steinwehr's Division —
Orland Smith's Brigade, Steinwehr's Division, 11th Corps.
Major Samuel H. Hurst.
November 25, 1863.
This Regiment took active part October 28th, with its Brigade in the Battle of Wauhatchie, and November 23d in the advance on Orchard Knob. On the morning of the 25th it skirmished toward Tunnel Hill.
Later the entire Division was dispatched to the extreme left and rear of General Sherman's line and established near Old Boyce's Station as a reserve to General Sherman. The next day it was in pursuit to Chickamauga Station, and thence to the vicinity of Ringgold.
Casualties: wounded, 1 man; captured, 1 man; total 2.
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-301.)
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, Orchard Knob Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 23, 1863
Location. 35° 2.399′ N, 85° 16.434′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Orchard Knob Avenue north of Ivy Street. This historical marker (tablet) is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood, in the city of Chattanooga, a little less than a mile west of Missionary Ridge. It is situated near the crest of the Orchard Knob Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “ This marker is located at the Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-21". 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. 61st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 55th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 82nd Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); New York Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Miracle at Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Headquarters of the Union Armies (within shouting distance of this marker); The State of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridges' Battery, Illinois Light 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, “3' x 2' bronze inscription tablet with decorative egg & dart border ....”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. (Submitted on August 28, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.