Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
21st Ohio Infantry
Starkweather's Brigade - Johnson's Division
—14th Corps —
Starkweather's Brig., Johnson's Div., 14th Corps.
Capt. Charles H. Vantage
Nov. 5, 1863
After this move was well developed, Gen. J.M. Palmer, commanding the 14th Corps, ordered the brigade to move forward in support of the division.
It marched promptly and reached a position near the foot of the ridge as the division gained the summit.
Though under a long range fire it suffered no losses.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-273.)
Location. 35° 1.693′ N, 85° 15.476′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road 0.1 miles south of Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker (tablet) is located on Missionary Ridge, along South Crest Road, in the Ohio Reservation. This particular marker (tablet) is in the row of tablets that line the right (north) side property line of the Ohio Reservation. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 74th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 10th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 18th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (here, next to this marker); 10th Ohio Cavalry (here, next to this marker); 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (a few steps from this marker); 52nd Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 3d Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from 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, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863.”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 27, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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