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

66th Ohio Infantry

Candy's Brig., Geary's Div.,

 

12th Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. 66th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
66th Ohio Infantry.
Candy's Brig.,Geary's Div., 12th Corps.

Lieut. Col. Eugene Powell.
Capt. Thomas McConnell.
Nov. 25, 1863.

The regiment participated Nov. 24th in the movement against Lookout Mountain, but was not engaged.

It was in the movement against Missionary Ridge Nov. 25th bivouacking at the base.

It joined the pursuit to Ringgold, and was sharply engaged with its brigade in the assault on Taylor's Ridge. Casualties: Killed, 1 Officer, 4 Men; Wounded, 10 Men; Total, 15.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-298.)
 
Location. 35° 0.154′ N, 85° 16.3′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of East View Drive. Touch for map. This historic marker (tablet) is located along the western side of the road, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “456 South Crest Road (opposite)/1934 Map 169". Marker is at or near this postal address: 456 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.
66th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 66th Ohio Infantry Marker
A more distant view of the historic marker, situated behind the protective roadside cables that run along portions of the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
7th Ohio Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); Stovall's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 76th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Geary's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Ireland's New York Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobham's Brigade (approx. 0.3 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, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .
1. 66th Ohio Infantry. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 66th Ohio Infantry. This is a link to information compiled by Larry Stevens. (Submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by
66th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. 66th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along South Crest Road.
the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 28, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
66th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. 66th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker looking north along South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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