Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
35th Ohio Infantry
—Baird's Division —
VanDerveer's Brigade, Baird's Division, 14th Corps.
Lieutenant Colonel Henry V. Boynton
Major Joseph L. Budd
November 25, 1863
During the forenoon of November 25 Baird's Division was sent to the assistance of General Sherman at Tunnel Hill.
It returned to take part in the storming of Missionary Ridge. The 35th moved with its brigade in the assault reaching the summit about this point, capturing 3 guns, a caisson with 6 horses and a battle flag.
Col. Boynton was severely wounded on the slope. The regiment was engaged on the crest to the left until the close of the battle. It took part in the pursuit to Ringgold, Casualties: Killed, 6 Men; Wounded, 3 Officers, 19 Men; Captured, 2 Men, Total, 30.
Erected 1908 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-280.)
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 35° 2.786′ N, 85° 15.246′ W. Marker was in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker was on North Crest Road south of Cabin Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “This regimental tablet marker was located at 250 North Crest Road/1934 Map 87". Marker was at or near this postal address: 250 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Baird's Division (here, next to this marker); Van Derveer's Brigade. (here, next to this marker); Scott's Tennessee Battery (here, next to this marker); Vaughan's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 105th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Ohio Infantry. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hindman's Division (about 600 feet away); Cheatham's Division (about 600 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 that needs to be recast and replaced."
This marker is presently missing, but the NPS staff believe that it will soon be restored. Once it is, pictures will be taken and posted.
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 September 10, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 9, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.