Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
2nd Ohio Infantry
— Johnson's Division —
Colonel Anson G. McCook, Carlin's Brigade
Johnson's Division, Palmer's Corps
November 24, 1863, 8 P.M.
This Regiment with its Brigade crossed Chattanooga Creek near its mouth shortly before dark November 24, ascended the mountain and reached the Cravens' House about 7 p.m. At about 8 p.m. it moved forward to this line, its center resting near the point and its right at or near the head of the ravine, with its left extending down the mountain. The 31st Iowa was on its right and the 42nd Indiana on its left. The Regiment was sharply attacked immediately after it moved into position and there was brisk skirmishing during the night, but the line was held until the enemy withdrew about 3 a.m. Loss: Killed: - Private Samuel Everette, Company "A", Private Michael Smith, Company "C", Color Corporal William H. Jones, Company "D", and Color Corporal Alexander C. Mills, Company "G". Wounded: - Captain James Warnock, Company "D", Second Lieutenant John B. Emery, Company "C", and Private William D. Harvey, Company "D". On the morning of the 25th the Regiment moved down the mountain with its
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-260.)
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, Lookout Mountain, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 24, 1863.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 35° 0.744′ N, 85° 20.432′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Shingle Road and Military Road, on the left when traveling north on Shingle Road. This historical marker is located in the Lookout Mountain Battlefield, a short distance south of the Cravens House. It is on the west side of Cravens Terrace/Shingle Road, essentially opposite the intersection of with Military Road (at that intersection Cravens Terrace begins and runs northward and Shingle Road coming up from the south ends; Military essentially runs east and downslope).According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This bronze tablet was located at the Cravens Reservation/1934 Map 247.". Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Final Union Line (here, next to this marker); Ohio (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moore's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Final Line (about 600 feet away); The Cravens House (about 600 feet away); Walthall's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Pettus' Brigade (about 600 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
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 originally mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 24, 1863."
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 2. submitted on October 7, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.