51st Ohio Infantry

51st Ohio Infantry (tmp-5e7fa)

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° 16.676'

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Whitaker's Brigade

—Cruft's Division —

51st Ohio Infantry
Whitaker's Brigade, Cruft's Division, 4th Corps
Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Wood
November 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: 14 Officers, 160 Men. Casualties: Killed, 1 Man; Wounded, 6 Men.
HM Numbertmp-5e7fa
Year Placed1908
Placed Bythe State of Ohio
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 3:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657174 N 3872956
Decimal Degrees34.98700000, -85.27793333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 59.22', W 85° 16.676'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 59' 13.2" N, 85° 16' 40.56" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 S Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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