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

31st Ohio Infantry

Turchin's Brigade

 

— Baird's Division —

 
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1. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
31st Ohio Infantry
Turchin's Brigade, Baird's Division, 14th Corps.

Lieutenant Colonel Frederick W. Lister

The morning of November 25th the 31st, with its brigade and division, marched to support General Sherman at Tunnel Hill. Returning, it formed with the brigade on the left of Wood's Division.
In the assault on the ridge the 31st reached the crest about this point, and moving to the left assisted in the capture of several sections of artillery.
November 26th the Regiment joined the pursuit to Ringgold.
Casualties: killed, 1 officer, 10 men; wounded, 2 officers, 34 men; Total, 47.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-278.)
 
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, Delong Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was
31st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
2. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the missing Ohio marker posts.
located near 35° 2.571′ N, 85° 15.227′ W. Marker was in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker was on North Crest Road south of Brown Wood Drive. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this tablet is located in the, “DeLong Reservation/1934 Map 94-2," however, it is also stated that, "Bronze tablet stolen". Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. 9th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Turchin's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); DeLong Reservation (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Minnesota (within shouting distance of this marker); Water's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863."

This marker is presently missing, but the NPS staff believe that it will soon be restored. Once it is, pictures will be taken and posted.
 
31st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2017
3. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the missing Ohio marker posts situated next to the Turchin's Brigade tablet.
31st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
4. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the missing Ohio marker posts.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 200 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on September 11, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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