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

Stoughton's Brigade

Johnson’ Division - Palmers’ Corps.

 

—Col. William L. Stoughton —

 
Stoughton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Stoughton's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Stoughton's Brigade
Johnson' Division - Palmers' Corps.
Col. William L. Stoughton

Nov. 25, 1863.
19th Illinois - Lieut. Col. Alexander W. Raffen.
11th Michigan - Maj. B.G. Bennet.
11th Michigan - Capt. Patrick H. Keegan.
69th Ohio - Col. Marshall F. Moore.
69th Ohio - Maj. James J. Manna.
15th U.S., 1st Batt'n - Capt. Henry Keteltas.
15th U.S., 2nd Batt'n - Capt. William S. McManus.
16th U.S., 1st Batt'n - Capt. Robert E.A. Crofton.
18th U.S., 1st Batt'n - Capt. George W. Smith.
18th U.S., 2nd Batt'n - Capt. Henry Haymond.
19th U.S., 1st Batt'n - Capt. Henry S. Welton.

At about 1 P.M. November 25th the brigade formed on the left of Johnson's Division, facing Missionary Ridge. It advanced about 3:15 P.M. formed in two lines; the right wing commanded by Maj. J.R. Edie, 15th U.S., and the left by Col. M.F. Moore, 69th Ohio. After halting a short time at the earthworks at the foot of the ridge, it advanced and carried the crest in front, capturing on the ridge and in pursuit, 5 pieces of artillery, 1 stand of colors and 639 prisoners.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 
Stoughton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Stoughton's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker located on the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
0.951′ N, 85° 16.007′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East View Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, a short distance south of the Bragg Reservation. 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. 11th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th and 19th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th U.S. Infantry. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stewart's Division. (about 500 feet away); 69th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 15th U.S. Infantry (about 700 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment (about 700 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet 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
 
Stoughton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Stoughton's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker looking north along South Crest Road.
Stoughton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. Stoughton's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.
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