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

59th Ohio Infantry.

S. Beatty's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.

 

—Maj. Robert J. Vandsool. —

 
59th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 59th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
59th Ohio Infantry
S. Beatty's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.
Maj. Robert J. Vandsool.
Nov. 25, 1863

The 59th operated with the Brigade Nov. 23 in the advance on Orchard Knob. During the assault on Missionary Ridge it charged forward from the rear line to the front under heavy fire, and reached the crest with the advance about this point.
It then moved to the left on the crest and assisted in the capture of four guns.
Casualties: Wounded, 2 Officers, 25 Men; Total 27.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-294.)
 
Location. 35° 2.37′ N, 85° 15.231′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Shallowford Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge between the Turchin Reservation and the DeLong Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is located at, “153 North Crest Road/1934 Map 100". Marker is at or near this postal address: 153 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
59th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 59th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, in front of the residence at 153 North Crest Road.
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hindman's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Beatty's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Dent's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Baird's Division (about 600 feet away); 17th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Deas' Brigade (about 800 feet away); Wood's Division (about 800 feet 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, “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 28, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
59th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 59th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
59th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 59th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road.
 
 
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 421 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 31, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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