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

124th Ohio Infantry

Hazen's Brigade - Wood's Division

 

4th Corps

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 124th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
124th Ohio Infantry.
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.

Lieut. Col. James Pickands.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The regiment participated in the brigade advance of Nov. 23 on Orchard Knob, losing 1 killed and 3 wounded. In the assault on Missionary Ridge, the regiment reached the summit at this point, captured several guns and turned one upon the enemy. Part of the regiment, commanded by Lieut. H.F. Proctor, captured two wagons loaded with arms and ammunition on the eastern slope of the ridge. Casualties: Killed, 5 Men; Wounded, 4 Officers, 18 Men; Missing, 2 Men; Total 29.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-318.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.733′ 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. Touch for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located just off the roadway, on the west side of South Crest Road, in a residential
124th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 124th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker situated in front of a residence on South Crest Road.
neighborhood, along the crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this tablet is located at the, “Missionary Ridge Battlefield - 17 South Crest Road/1934 Map 122". Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 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. T. J. Wood's Division (a few steps from this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Missionary Ridge Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 21st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 18th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 74th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (about 300 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 the unit's activities during the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures
124th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 124th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking south down South Crest Road, in the direction of the "Ohio Reservation" which is just out of sight on the right, beyond the distant bend in the road.
. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
124th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
4. 124th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along South Crest Road.
124th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
5. 124th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker situated in front of a residence on South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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