Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
10th Ohio Cavalry
Long's Brigade - Crook's Division
—Stanley's Corps —
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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Ohio Reservation marker series.
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
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 (Submitted on August 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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 775 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.