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

2nd Ohio Infantry

Carlin's Brigade

 

—Johnson's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
1. 2d Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
2d Ohio Infantry
Carlin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps.

Colonel Anson G. McCook.
November 25, 1863.

The second, with its Brigade, ascended Lookout the afternoon of November 24, joined Hooker's forces and participated in the close of the battle. About 1 p.m. of the 25th it joined its Division in front of Missionary Ridge. It was the right regiment in the storming line of the Army of the Cumberland, and reached the crest about this point; moving to the right it captured 250 prisoners chiefly of the 38th Alabama.

It took part in the pursuit to Ringgold.

Casualties: killed, 4 men; wounded, 2 officers, 10 men; total, 16.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-259.)
 
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° 0.591′ N, 85° 16.177′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of Old Ringgold Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historic marker (tablet)
2d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
2. 2d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker (in the shadows to the immediate left) looking north along South Crest Road.
is located along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just north of where Ringgold Road comes to the crest of Missionary Ridge from the east. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this marker (tablet) is, “Located on Missionary Ridge at 333 South Crest Road/1934 Map 160". Marker is at or near this postal address: 333 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. Johnson's Division, Right of Assault (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 33rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carlin's Brigade (about 700 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Strahl's Brigade. (approx. 0.2 miles away); 88th Indiana Infantry (approx. ¼ mile 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, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863.”
2d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
3. 2d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking south along South Crest Road.

 
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.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
2d Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
4. 2d Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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