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

10th Ohio Cavalry

Long's Brigade - Crook's Division

 

—Stanley's Corps —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 10th Ohio Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
10th Ohio Cavalry
Long's Brig., Crook's Div., Stanley's Corps.

Col. Charles C. Smith.
Nov. 25, 1863.

Crossing the Tennessee in the rear of Gen. Sherman's column on the 24th, the regiment advanced with its brigade 13 miles toward Cleveland. The next day the enemy was driven out of that place, and the railroad and cars in that quarter and toward Dalton were thoroughly disabled.
On the 27th the brigade in retiring to Chattanooga was sharply attacked by Gen. J.R. Kelly's Cavalry and followed to Candy's Creek, from which point it retired unmolested to Chattanooga.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-256.)
 
Location. 35° 1.694′ N, 85° 15.481′ 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 is located on Missionary Ridge, along South Crest Road, in the Ohio Reservation. This particular historical marker is in the row of markers that line the right (north) side property line of the Ohio Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Missionary
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 10th Ohio Cavalry Marker
View looking east of the historical marker at it's location on the right (north) side of the Ohio Reservation, and at the western end of a series of Ohio historical markers, some 200 feet west of South Crest Road.
Ridge - Ohio Reservation/1934 Map 124-16”. 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. 1st Ohio Sharpshooters (here, next to this marker); 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (here, next to this marker); 18th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 3d Ohio Cavalry (here, next to this marker); 10th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 1st Ohio Cavalry (here, next to this marker); 21st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 74th Ohio Infantry (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 unit's activities during Battle of Missionary Ridge.”
 
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 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
10th Ohio Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 10th Ohio Cavalry Marker
View looking west of the historical marker at the western end of the series of historical markers located along the northern edge of the Ohio Reservation.
10th Ohio Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. 10th Ohio Cavalry Marker
View looking west at the Ohio Monument which is featured at the Ohio Reservation, and the historical marker is to the right of this monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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