Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
93rd Ohio Infantry
—Wood's Division —
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.
Major William Birch.
Captain Daniel Bowman.
Captain Samuel B. Smith.
November 25, 1863.
In the advance of the Brigade on the Orchard Knob line, November 23, the 93d with the 41st Ohio suffered the heaviest loss, the former losing 11 killed and 48 wounded, Major Birch in command being mortaly wounded. In the assault on Missionary Ridge Captain Bowman, then commanding, was wounded in the enemy's earthworks at the foot.
The Regiment reached the crest about this point, capturing a regimental flag. Casualties: killed, 1 officer, 15 men; wounded, 4 officers, 61 men; total 81.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-308.)
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° 1.786′ N, 85° 15.442′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and Bird's Mill Road, on the right when traveling south on South Crest Road. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Missionary Ridge Trolley (here, next to this marker); Missionary Ridge Historic District (a few steps from this marker); 1st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); T. J. Wood's Division (about 400 feet away); 4th Ohio Cavalry (Battalion) (about 600 feet away); 18th Ohio Infantry (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 border. Describes the unit's activities on November 25, 1863."
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. (Submitted on August 28, 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 199 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.