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

6th Ohio Infantry

Hazen's Brigade

 

—Wood's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
1. 6th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
6th Ohio Infantry
Hazen's Brigade, Wood's Division, 4th Corps.

Lieutenant Colonel A. C. Christopher.
November 25, 1863.

The Regiment advanced with its Brigade in the movement of November 23 against Orchard Knob.

In the forenoon of the 25th the Regiment drove the enemy's skirmishers into the rifle pits at the foot of Missionary Ridge, Major S.C. Erwin being killed during the withdrawal of the Regiment.

In the storming of the Ridge in the afternoon the sixth reached the crest about this point.

Casualties: killed, 1 officer, 5 men; wounded, 2 officers, 26 men; missing 5 men; total 39.
 
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-263.)
 
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° 2.005′ N, 85° 15.395′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Coylar Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary
6th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
2. 6th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking north along North Crest Road.
Ridge, about midway between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “56 North Crest Road/1934 Map 116". 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. Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hazen's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Garrity's Alabama Battery (about 700 feet away); 15th Ohio Infantry. (about 700 feet away); 15th Wisconsin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleburne's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Willich's Brigade (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.
 
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 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
3. 6th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking south along North Crest Road, with a very distant view of Lookout Mountain in the background.
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
6th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
4. 6th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge and a background view showing the marker being lined up directly opposite Orchard Knob.
6th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2015
5. 6th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker showing that the road (East 5th Street) directly below the marker, leads directly to the middle of Orchard Knob.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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