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

64th Ohio Infantry

Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps.

 

—Col. Alexander McIlvain. —

 
64th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 64th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
64th Ohio Infantry
Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps.

Colonel Alexander McIlvain
Nov. 25, 1863

The regiment took part with its Brigade in the operations of Nov. 23 and in the assault on Missionary Ridge on the 25th, reaching the summit at this point.
It immediately joined in the pursuit, advancing first to the next ridge on the east, from which the enemy was driven, and subsequently during the during the night to the Chickamauga River at Bird's Mill. From this latter point it returned during the afternoon of the 26th.
Casualties: Killed, 1 Officer, 1 Man: Wounded, 5 Officers, 25 Men; Total 32.
 
Erected 1908. (Marker Number MT-296.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Bragg Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.208′ N, 85° 15.77′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of East Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker (tablet) is located on Missionary Ridge, in the Bragg Reservation.
64th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 64th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the historical marker situated just behind the 65th Ohio Infantry historical marker, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, in the Bragg Reservation of the National Park.
Once you have entered the Bragg Reservation you will find this marker on the northern border of the Bragg Reservation, looking over the Interstate 24 cut through the ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located on Missionary Ridge at Bragg Reservation/1934 Map 136-6”. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 65th Ohio Infantry. (here, next to this marker); 22nd Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 125th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Havis' Georgia Battery (a few steps from this marker); 97th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 51st Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobb's Kentucky Battery (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 border. Describes the unit's activities on November 23-26, 1863.”
 
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64th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 64th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View looking north showing the historical marker in the extreme left of the picture with a view of the bridge for South Crest Road crossing the Interstate 24 cut through Missionary Ridge in the distant right background.
 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
 
64th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, March 23, 2015
4. 64th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical markers situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, in the Bragg Reservation of the National Park. Front to Rear / Havis’ Georgia Battery (red marker), 64th Ohio, 65th Ohio and 22nd Illinois.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on April 1, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on April 1, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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