Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
33rd Ohio Infantry
—Johnson's Division —
Carlin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps.
Captain J. H. M. Montgomery.
November 25, 1863.
The 33d, with its Brigade, ascended Lookout the afternoon of November 24th, 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 took part in the storming of the Ridge, reaching the summit about this position. It build temporary breastworks on the crest and bivouacked. On the 26th the Regiment continued with its Brigade in the pursuit, reaching Ringgold the afternoon of the 27th, and on the 29th returned to Chattanooga.
Casualties: killed, 7 men; wounded, 1 officer, 29 men; total 37.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-279.)
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° 0.675′ N, 85° 16.16′ 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 Touch for map. This historic marker is located along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Located on Missionary Ridge at 318 South Crest Road/1934 Map 158A". 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. Carlin's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 94th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 42nd Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Strahl's Brigade. (about 600 feet away); Johnson's Division, Right of Assault (about 700 feet away); 88th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 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 a, “Bronze inscription tablet with decorative border mounted on low marble pedestal. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863. Upper right hand corner damaged from City of Chattanooga mowing.”
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 27, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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 156 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.