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82nd Ohio Infantry

Tyndale's Brigade

 

Schurz's Division

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
1. 82nd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
82d Ohio Infantry.
Tyndale's Brigade, Schurz's Division, 11th Corps.

Lieutenant Colonel David Thomson.
November 25, 1863.

October 28th this Regiment operated at Wauhatchie with its Brigade. It took part in the movement against the enemy's line at Orchard Knob, November 23d, in driving the enemy skirmishers from the front of the Division.

Toward noon it moved with the Division to the extreme left and rear of General Sherman's lines where it remained in reserve during the battle.

November 26th it joined the pursuit to Chickamauga Station, and subsequently to the vicinity of Ringgold.

This Regiment suffered no losses.
 
Erected 1908 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-305.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 23, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.396′ N, 85° 16.433′ 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
2. 82nd Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking south, towards the crest of Orchard Knob, of the historical marker, the upper most in a row of four Ohio Regimental markers.
W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Orchard Knob Avenue north of Ivy Street. This historical marker is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood, in the city of Chattanooga, a little less than a mile west of Missionary Ridge. It is situated near the crest of the Orchard Knob Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This marker is located at the Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-19". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 61st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 73rd Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); New York Monument (here, next to this marker); 55th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Field Headquarters of the Union Armies (a few steps from this marker); The Miracle at Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridges' Battery, Illinois Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); The State of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 egg & dart border ..."
 
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.) 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
3. 82nd Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking east, of the historical marker, near the crest of Orchard Knob.
War, US Civil
 
82nd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
4. 82nd Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking northwest, down the slope of Orchard Knob, of the historical marker, situated near the crest of the hill, the upper most in a row of four Ohio Regimental markers.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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