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

26th Ohio Infantry

Wagner's Brigade - Sheridan's Division

 

4th Corps

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 26th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
26th Ohio Infantry.
Wagner's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps.

Lieut. Col. William H. Young.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The regiment took part in the operation of November 23, against the enemy's central line in the plain.
With its Brigade it was prominent in the assault on Missionary Ridge, reaching the summit in this vicinity, and at once advanced in pursuit. Near the eastern base the regiment, under Major W.H. Squires, with the 15th Indiana, Major Frank White, both commanded by Lieut. Col. Young, captured a six gun battery, and again advancing, took part in the attack upon the enemy's rear guard, capturing two guns. Casualties: Killed, 2 men; Wounded, 5 officers, 29 men; Total 36.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-275.)
 
Location. 35° 1.35′ N, 85° 15.668′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located in front of a house in a residential neighborhood along the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just north of where Interstate 24 cuts through the ridge. According
26th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 26th Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking west of historical marker situated in front of a house that is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this marker (tablet) is located at “119 South Crest Road/1935 Map 132.". Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 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. Wagner's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Finley's (Florida) Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 100th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reynolds' Brigade (about 700 feet away); 97th Ohio Infantry (about 800 feet away); Massenburg's Georgia Battery. (about 800 feet away); Breckinridge's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 64th Ohio Infantry. (approx. 0.2 miles 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. This is a link to information provided by the
26th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 26th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of historical marker looking south along western side of South Crest Street.
National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 27, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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