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

89th Ohio Infantry

Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps.

 

—Capt. John H. Jolly. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 89th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
89th Ohio Infantry
Turchin's Brig., Baird's Div., 14th Corps.
Capt. John H. Jolly.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The morning of Nov. 25 the 89th, with its Brigade and Division, marched to support Gen. Sherman at Tunnel Hill.

Returned, it formed with the Brigade on the left of Woods Division. During the battle the Regiment was consolidated with the 82d Indiana. In the general assault it carried the rifle pits in its front, and reached the crest near this point, assisting in the capture of several guns. On the 25th it marched with the Brigade in pursuit to Ringgold, returning on the 29th to Chattanooga.

Casualties: Killed, 3 Men; Wounded, 1 Officer, 13 Men; Total, 17.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-306.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.64′ N, 85° 15.197′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Brown Wood Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 89th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, with a view of the trees on the DeLong Reservation in the distant background.
historical marker (tablet) is on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just a short distance north of the DeLong Reservation, very near the intersection with Brown Wood Drive. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this tablet is located at, “214 North Crest Road/1934 Map 92". Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 92nd Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); DeLong Reservation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Turchin's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 9th Kentucky Infantry (about 500 feet away); Confederate Casualties (about 500 feet away); 2nd Minnesota (about 500 feet away); Union Casualties (about 500 feet away); Water's Alabama Battery (about 500 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
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 89th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road, in the direction of the DeLong Reservation.
. 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
 
89th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 89th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road, with a view of the marker for the 92nd Ohio in the background.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. 89th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the featured historical marker and the 92d Ohio Infantry historical marker as seen from Brown Wood Drive looking southwest towards the DeLong Reservation.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 2, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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