Monument

125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet

Battle of Missionary Ridge



125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:39:38
1. 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet
 

Inscription:
125th Ohio Infantry.
Harker's Brig., Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps.
Capt. Edward Bates.
Nov. 25, 1863.

Col. Emerson Opdycke colonel of this regiment, being assigned to the command of half the brigade, Capt. Bates was given command of his regiment. It took part with its brigade in the preliminary movements of Nov. 23, and in the assault on Missionary Ridge, reaching the crest in this vicinity, and participating in the capture of guns near Bragg's headquarters. The regiment at once joined in the pursuit and became engaged at the next ridge to the east, during the night it followed to Bird's Mill on the Chickamauga, strength in action: 11 Officers, 250 Men.


Casualties: Killed, 2 Men; Wounded, 1 Officers, 26 Men; Total 29.





125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:39:32
2. 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 35° 1.2437  W 85° 15.760. Map it

Parking is available on S. Crest Road, Bragg's Reservation near  N 35° 1.1682  W 85° 15.7749 .


To reach this monument:
Take S Crest Rd. to Bragg's Reservation. Turn into the lot and park in the designated area. From there, walk to the marker.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Missionary Ridge Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-296) (about 174 feet away) ; 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-297) (about 242 feet away) ; Dawson's Georgia Battery Tablet (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-338A) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 88th Illinois Infantry Marker (MT-174) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Sherman's Brigade (HS-Batch-3) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-169) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Johnson's Division Sign (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Adams' Brigade Tablet (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 19th Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-153) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-152) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Strahl's Brigade Tablet (HS-Batch-3) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Carlin's Brigade tablet (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-188) (approx. 0.8 miles away) ; Johnson's Division - Right flank (HS-Batch-3) (approx. 0.9 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Mountain Ridge





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-319.



Comments about this monument:
Built in 1908.


125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:39:23
3. 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet
 
125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:40:36
4. 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet
Front to Rear / Havis’ Georgia Battery, 64th Ohio, 65th Ohio and 22nd Illinois 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on April 01, 2015. This page has been viewed 131 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 02, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on April 01, 2015. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 04/01/2015 by Byron Hooks.


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