Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
41st Ohio Infantry
— Wood's Division —
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.
Colonel Aquila Wiley.
Lieutenant Colonel R.L. Kimberly.
November 25, 1863.
In the advance of the Brigade November 23 on the Orchard Knob line the 41st with the 93d suffered the heaviest loss, that of the former being 11 killed and 52 wounded.
In the storming of the Ridge on the 25th, Colonel Wiley was severely wounded at the enemy's works at its foot, and Lieutenant Colonel Kimberly led the regiment to the summit, which was reached about this point. A battery was captured and turned on the enemy. Strength in action: 9 officers, 194 men. Casualties: killed, 1 officer, 17 men; wounded, 5 officers, 65 men; total 88.
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-284A.)
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 RidgeChickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists.
Location. 35° 1.757′ N, 85° 15.452′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south. This historical marker (tablet) is located just off the roadway, on the west side of South Crest Road, in a residential neighborhood, along the crest of Missionary Ridge. It is easy to overlook or miss this tablet because it is situated slightly deeper than a bushy hedge that runs along the sidewalk, with a very tight opening cut into the hedge in front of where the tablet is located. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is a, “Bronze Tablet located on Missionary Ridge Battlefield at 17 South Crest Road.". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 South Crest Road, 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. Missionary Ridge Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Missionary Ridge Trolley (within shouting distance of this marker); T. J. Wood's Division1st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (about 400 feet away); 18th Ohio Infantry (about 400 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 marker is a, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes unit's activities during Battle of Missionary Ridge.”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.