Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Missouri U.S. Troops Monument
To Her 3rd, 12th, 17th, 27th, 29th, 31st and 32nd Infty.
And Battery F. 2nd Mo. U.S.A.
Who Occupied a Position Near This Point Nov. 25, 1863.
Erected 1895 by the State of Missouri. (Marker Number MT-207.)
Location. 34° 59.143′ N, 85° 16.39′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and West Crest Road, on the right when traveling south on South Crest Road. Click for map. This historical marker (monument) is located very near the southern end of Missionary Ridge, just north of the Rossville Gap, and a few hundred feet north of the Tennessee - Georgia state border, situated on the southern corner of the intersection along with two artillery field pieces. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located at the intersection of South & West Crest Rds./1934 Map 189". 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. Osterhaus' Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Cruft's Division (approx. ¼ mile away in Georgia); 99th Ohio Infantry. 40th Ohio Infantry. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grose's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Whitaker's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “6' x 3' x 6' granite monument consists of rectangular slab on two-step base with a projecting capstone. Stones of base are rock-faced, while main slab is polished and inscribed.”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 315 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.