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

121st Ohio Infantry

John Beatty's Brigade - Davis’ Division

 

14th Corps

 
121st Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 121st Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
121st Ohio Infantry.
John Beatty's Brig., Davis' Div., 14th Corps.

Maj. John Yager.
Nov. 25, 1863.

Davis' Division, in which this regiment served, was concentrated at Caldwell's Crossing opposite the mouth of the west Chickamauga, previous to the arrival of Gen. Sherman's forces. It covered the crossing of that command over the Tennessee on the night of Nov. 23, and forenoon of the 24th. It acted as a reserve to Sherman throughout the battle of the 25th, but its infantry was not engaged. On the 26th the regiment skirmished heavily beyond Chickamauga Station, and the next day near Ringgold.
Casualties: Wounded, 3 men.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-317.)
 
Location. 35° 1.672′ N, 85° 15.482′ 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 left (south) side property line of the Ohio Reservation. According to the location
121st Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 121st Ohio Infantry. Marker
View looking west of the historical marker along the row of Ohio Infantry markers that are located on the left (south) side of the Ohio Reservation.
information provided by the National Park Service, “Missionary Ridge - Ohio Reservation/1934 Map 124-9”. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 113th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 108th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 98th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 3rd Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ohio at Chickamauga (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Company Battalion Washington Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio at Chattanooga (within shouting distance of 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 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
121st Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 121st Ohio Infantry. Marker
View looking east of the historical marker at it's location on the left (south) side of the Ohio Reservation, about 100 feet west of South Crest Road.
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ohio Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. Ohio Reservation
View of the Ohio Reservation sign, erected by the National Park Service on Missionary Ridge, with the featured historical marker being located to the left of this sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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