40th Ohio Infantry.

40th Ohio Infantry. (HM134Y)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 59.22', W 85° 16.669'

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Whitaker's Brig., Cruft's Div.

— 4th Corps. —

40th Ohio Infantry.
Whitaker's Brig., Cruft's Div., 4th Corps.
Col. Jacob E. Taylor.

Nov. 25, 1863.

The regiment participated with its brigade in the assault on Lookout Mountain, Nov. 24, advanced to Rossville Gap the 25th, and in connection with Grose's Brigade of Cruft's Division assaulted the south end of Missionary Ridge. It reached the summit at this point about 5 P.M., participating in turning the left flank of the confederate line and forcing it from its position on the ridge. The line pushed northward along the summit to a junction with the troops that had carried the ridge at the center. The regiment took part on the 26th in the pursuit to Ringgold. Strength in action: 16 Officers, 333 Men. Casualties: Killed, 1 Officer and 11 Men; Wounded, 1 Officer, 15 Men; Missing, 2 Men.
HM NumberHM134Y
Placed ByThe State of Ohio
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657185 N 3872956
Decimal Degrees34.98700000, -85.27781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 59.22', W 85° 16.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 59' 13.20" N, 85° 16' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 703 S Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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