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

88th Indiana Infantry

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. 88th Indiana Marker
Inscription.
88th Indiana Infantry.

Lieut. Col. Cyrus E. Briant.


Nov. 25, 1863.

1 Killed; 8 Wounded.

 
Erected by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-190.)
 
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° 0.793′ N, 85° 16.091′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of South rest Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historic marker is located along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 285 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. 104th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Strahl's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 42nd Indiana Infantry
88th Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. 88th Indiana Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Strahl's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 15th United States Infantry (about 400 feet away); Stewart's Division (about 500 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. With regards to the date that this marker was erected, the NMP historian, Jim Ogden, states the following: "Records [for this marker] are pretty sparse. I don't see any indication of the date for the 88th Indiana's. 1900, 1910, probably, but I don't see anything specific. What of the early records of the NMP that are here are pretty darn well organized and pretty darn well indexed and I don't see any reference to it ..."
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
88th Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
3. 88th Indiana Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south along South Crest Road,
88th Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
4. 88th Indiana Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north along South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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