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

69th Ohio Infantry

Stoughton's Brigade

 

—Johnson's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
1. 69th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
69th Ohio Infantry
Stoughton's Brigade, Johnson's Division, 14th Corps.

Major James J. Hanna.
November 25, 1863.

This regiment, with Company I thrown out as skirmishers, advanced upon the earthworks at the foot of Missionary Ridge in the general assault, and carried them, capturing many prisoners. It was successful on its line in the storming of the Ridge, reaching the summit about this point. It participated on the 26th and 27th in the pursuit to Ringgold. On the 29th it returned to Chattanooga. Strength in action: 20 officers, 267 men.

Casualties: killed, 1 officer, 10 men; wounded, 4 officers, 30 men; missing, 1; total, 46.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-299.)
 
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° 1.035′ N, 85° 15.959′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of South Crest Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker (tablet) is a
69th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
2. 69th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking north along South Crest Road.
short distance south of the Bragg Reservation, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This regiment tablet marker was located a 222 South Crest Road/1934 Map 147". 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. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division, Left of Assault (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 74th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Stoughton's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Sherman's Brigade (about 600 feet 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, “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
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By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
3. 69th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking south along South Crest Road.
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
 
69th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
4. 69th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
69th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
5. 69th Ohio Infantry Marker
 
 
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 193 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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