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

Cobham's Brigade

Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.

 

—Col. George A. Cogham, Jr. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Cobham's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Cobham's Brigade
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.
Col. George A. Cogham, Jr.

Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
29th Pennsylvania - Col. W. Rickards, Jr.
109th Pennsylvania - Capt. F. L. Gimber.
111th Pennsylvania - Col. Thomas M. Walker.
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This brigade, 109th Pennsylvania being left as camp guard west of Lookout, descended Lookout Mountain at 11 A.M. It reached Rossville about 4 P.M. and thence followed Creighton's brigade along the western base of Missionary Ridge, Knap's Pennsylvania battery shelling the crest during the advance. The line advanced in the plain abreast of Cruft's division on the crest, that command having carried the south point of the ridge overlooking Rossville Gap, and moved thence, northward, along the summit.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 34° 59.901′ N, 85° 16.384′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and Westside Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Crest Road. Click for map. This historic marker is located along
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker, situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. 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. Creighton's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); 66th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stovall's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); 7th Ohio Infantry. (approx. 0.3 miles away); 76th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Geary's Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Regimental markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker looking south on South Crest Road.
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker (and the intersection with Westside Drive) looking north along South Crest Road.
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
5. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker (seen just to the left of the utility pole and in front of the speed limit sign) looking east along Westside Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.
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