“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Confederate Position, 1863

Confederate Position, 1863 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, January 14, 2012
1. Confederate Position, 1863 Marker
Inscription. On November 24, 1863, at the time of the fighting for Lookout Mountain, all of which took place on the side of the mountain, not the top, this position along the West Brow was held by the 18th and 20th Tennessee Infantry. Composed largely of men from Davidson, Rutherford and Williamson Counties, the two regiments were combined after the Battle of Chickamauga.

This marker stands on the Tennessee-Georgia line, which was surveyed in 1817 by a party of representatives of both states.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2 A 63.)
Location. 34° 59.024′ N, 85° 21.65′ W. Marker is in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Stephenson Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 285 - 299 Stephenson Avenue, Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Federal Entrenchments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lookout Mountain Educational Institute (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sunset Rock (approx. 1.2 miles away); The University of The South (approx. 1.2 miles away); Summertown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Greene's New York Brigade (approx. 2 miles away); Soldier Tourists (approx. 2 miles away); Civil War Artillery (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 64 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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