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

21st Ohio Infantry

Starkweather's Brigade - Johnson's Division

 

14th Corps

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
1. 21st Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
21st Ohio Infantry.
Starkweather's Brig., Johnson's Div., 14th Corps.

Capt. Charles H. Vantage
Nov. 5, 1863
At the opening of the battle, this regiment, with its brigade, occupied the right of the line of earthworks in front of Chattanooga. The remainder of the Division formed the right of the assault on Missionary Ridge.
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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Ohio Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
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
21st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
2. 21st Ohio Infantry Marker
View of historical marker in the foreground, along with other regimental markers, situated on the right property line of the Ohio Reservation, located on the crest of Missionary Ridge.
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 is at or near this postal address: 19 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
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
21st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 21st Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking east of the historical marker at it's location on the right (north) side of the Ohio Reservation, and at the eastern end of a series of Ohio historical markers, about 100 feet west of South Crest Road.
regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 27, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ohio Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
4. Ohio Reservation
View of Ohio Reservation, situated along crest of Missionary Ridge, where this historical marker is located.
Ohio Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
5. Ohio Reservation
Another, closer, view of Ohio Reservation, situated along crest of Missionary Ridge, where this historical marker is located along the right property line.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on June 18, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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