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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Casualties

Battle of Chattanooga

 

—November 23 - 27, 1863 —

 
Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker
Inscription.
Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga.
Nov. 23d to Nov. 27th, 1863.

The losses here given by Divisions include Orchard Knob, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, and operations following as far as Ringgold Gap, GA.

Longstreet's Corps (McLaw's and Hood's Divisions) was not engaged, having been dispatched to Knoxville Nov. 4th. Bushrod Johnson's Division was on its way to Knoxville. Its rear Brigade (Reynolds) was recalled in time for the third day's battle, but made no report of its casualties.

Cheatham's Div. - Killed 56, Wounded 371, Missing 1244, Aggregate 1671.

Cleburne's Div. - Killed 62, Wounded 367, Missing 12, Aggregate 441.

Stevenson's Div. - Killed 36, Wounded 282, Missing 14, Aggregate 332.

Walker's Div. - Killed 14, Wounded 118, Missing 190, Aggregate 322.

Hindman's Div. and Patton Anderson's Div. - Killed 76, Wounded 476, Missing 1124, Aggregate 1676.

Stewart's Div. - Killed 72, Wounded 316, Missing 965, Aggregate 1353.

Breckinridge's Div. and Bate's Div. - Killed 44, Wounded 224, Missing 591, Aggregate 859.

Robertson's Batt'n Reserve Artillery - Killed 1, Wounded 4, Missing 6, Aggregate 11.

Williams' Batt'n Reserve Artillery - Wounded 2, Aggregate 2.

Grand Total: Killed 361, Wounded
Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga Marker
View of the historical marker situated next to the Union Casualties marker, along the pathway that leads to the summit of Orchard Knob.
2160, Missing 4146, Aggregate 6667.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 2.375′ N, 85° 16.438′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Orchard Knob Avenue north of Ivy Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood, in the city of Chattanooga, a little less than a mile west of Missionary Ridge. It is situated on the crest of the Orchard Knob Reservation, National Military Park and is positioned near the end of the pathway that leads to the crest of the hill from the park entrance at the corner of Ivy Street and Orchard Knob Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Casualties (here, next to this marker); Battle of Chattanooga. (here, next to this marker); Illinois State Monument (a few steps from this marker); The State of Maryland (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Army Corps. (a few steps from this marker); Field Headquarters of the Union Armies. (a few steps from this marker); The Final Struggle Begins (a few steps from this marker); Bridges' Battery, Illinois Light Art'y. (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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