Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
105th Ohio Infantry
Van Derveer's Brigade
—Baird's Division —
Van Derveer's Brigade, Baird's Division, 14th Corps.
Lieutenant Colonel William R. Tolles.
November 25, 1863.
On the morning of the 25th this regiment marched with its Division to the assistance of General Sherman at Tunnel Hill, and returned with it in time to take part in storming Missionary Ridge. It reached the summit at this point, capturing one gun and two artillery horses. It wheeled at once to the left and was engaged on the crest till the battle closed at dark. It marched the next day in pursuit and on the second day reached Ringgold.
Casualties: killed, 1 man; wounded, 10 men; total, 11.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-314.)
Location. 35° 2.766′ N, 85° 15.243′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Brown Wood Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker (tablet) is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge between the DeLong Reservation and the Phelps Monument. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This tablet marker was located
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baird's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Scott's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Derveer's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Vaughan's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Ohio Infantry. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hindman's Division (about 700 feet away); Cheatham's Division (about 700 feet away but has been reported missing). 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 provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.