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

9th Ohio Infantry.

Van Derveer's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps.

 

—Col. Gustave Kammerling. —

 
9th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
9th Ohio Infantry
Van Derveer's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps.
Col. Gustave Kammerling.
Nov. 25, 1863.

During the forenoon of the 25th the Regiment marched with its Brigade and Division, to the assistance of Gen. Sherman at Tunnel Hill. The Division returned in time to take part in the storming of Missionary Ridge.
The 9th reached the summit at this point, and moving immediately to the front and left was engaged until the close of the battle at dark.
The next day the regiment joined in the pursuit, continuing to Ringgold.
Casualties: Killed, 2 Men; Wounded, 12 Men; Total 14.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-264.)
 
Location. 35° 2.809′ N, 85° 15.198′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Cabin Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, between the DeLong Reservation and the Phelps Monument, across the street from the residence at 250 North Crest Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “250 North
9th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
Crest Road/1934 Map 84". 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. Vaughan's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Derveer's Brigade. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 35th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); Baird's Division (about 300 feet away); Hindman's Division (about 300 feet away); 105th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Cheatham's Division (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing). 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, “3' x 2' 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 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
9th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
Lookout Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Lookout Mountain
View of Lookout Mountain from near the location of the historical marker. Note that the summit of Lookout Mountain is hidden in the early morning clouds (hence the name for the Battle of Lookout Mountain, a.k.a., the Battle Above the Clouds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 31, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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