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

Creighton's Brigade

Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.

 

—Col. William R. Creighton. —

 
Creighton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Creighton's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Creighton's Brigade
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.
Col. William R. Creighton.
Nov. 25, 1863, 6 p.m.
5th Ohio - Col. John H. Patrick.
7th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Orrin J. Crane.
29th Ohio - Col. William T. Fitch.
66th Ohio - Capt. Thomas McConnell.
28th Pennsylvania - Col. Thomas J. Ahl.
147th Pennsylvania - Lieut. Col. A. Pardee, Jr.
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This Brigade, the 5th and 29th Ohio being left west of Lookout, descended Lookout Mountain at 11 a.m., Nov. 25th at the head of Geary's Division, followed Osterhaus' to Rossville, and turned north along the west base of Missionary Ridge, Landgreaber's (2nd Missouri) Battery of Osterhaus' Division shelling the crest as the column advanced.
At a point a half a mile south of where Johnson's Division had just reached the crest the Brigade, with the 28th and 147th Pennsylvania in the front line, the 7th and 66th Ohio in the second, assaulted obliquely reaching the summit with little opposition to the left of Cruft's Division.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 34° 59.692′ N, 85° 16.475′ 
Creighton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Creighton's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated along the west side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of Shadowlawn Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, across the street from the residence at 578 South Crest Road. 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. Company F 2nd Missouri Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clayton's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cobham's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Geary's Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); 66th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stovall's Brigade (approx. 0.6 miles away); 7th Ohio Infantry. (approx. 0.6 miles away); 76th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Creighton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Creighton's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along South Crest Road.
Creighton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Creighton's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along South Crest Road.
Creighton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, March 23, 2015
5. Creighton's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated along the west side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. The brush along the side of the slope has been cleared away. Lookout Mountain is visible in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on , by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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