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

Confederate Casualties

Battle of Chattanooga

 

—November 23 - 27, 1863 —

 
Confederate Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Confederate Casualties Marker
Inscription.
Confederate Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga.
Nov. 23d to Nov. 27th, 1863.

The losses here given by Divisions include Orchard Knob, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, and operations following as far as Ringgold Gap, GA.

Longstreet's Corps (McLaw's and Hood's Divisions) was not engaged, having been dispatched to Knoxville Nov. 4th. Bushrod Johnson's Division was on its way to Knoxville. Its rear Brigade (Reynolds) was recalled in time for the third day's battle, but made no report of its casualties.

Cheatham's Div. - Killed 56, Wounded 371, Missing 1244, Aggregate 1671.

Cleburne's Div. - Killed 62, Wounded 367, Missing 12, Aggregate 441.

Stevenson's Div. - Killed 36, Wounded 282, Missing 14, Aggregate 332.

Walker's Div. - Killed 14, Wounded 118, Missing 190, Aggregate 322.

Hindman's Div. and Patton Anderson's Div. - Killed 76, Wounded 476, Missing 1124, Aggregate 1676.

Stewart's Div. - Killed 72, Wounded 316, Missing 965, Aggregate 1353.

Breckinridge's Div. and Bate's Div. - Killed 44, Wounded 224, Missing 591, Aggregate 859.

Robertson's Batt'n Reserve Artillery - Killed 1, Wounded 4, Missing 6, Aggregate 11.

Williams' Batt'n Reserve Artillery - Wounded 2, Aggregate 2.

Grand Total: Killed 361, Wounded
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Confederate Casualties Marker
View of the historic marker situated on top of "Tunnel`Hill" between two cannons and next to the "Union Casualties" marker.
2160, Missing 4146, Aggregate 6667.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 4.123′ N, 85° 14.428′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from North Crest Road north of Lightfoot Mill Road. Click for map. This historic marker is located in the Sherman Reservation, up on the top of the hill called "Tunnel Hill". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calvert's Arkansas Battery (here, next to this marker); Union Casualties (here, next to this marker); Cumming's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Swett's Mississippi Battery (a few steps from this marker); J. A. Smith's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Maney's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Lewis' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Matthies' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. Because of its location in the Sherman Reservation it cannot be reached by car and can only be reached by foot. I would suggest parking your car in the provided parking area on Lightfoot Mill Road and then walking
Confederate Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Confederate Casualties Marker
View of the historic marker located at the top of Tunnel Hill, with a number of additional Confederate markers.
north on the Sherman Reservation footpath that begins near the corner of North Crest Road and Lightfoot Mill Road. The path goes up the slope of the hill, through a wooded area, and emerges on a hill top clearing, where the historic marker is located.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. Confederate Casualties Marker
View of the pathway that goes up through the woods to the top of "Tunnel Hill" where the historic marker is located.
Confederate Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 6, 2013
5. Confederate Casualties Marker
View of the historical marker with members of the Blue & Gray Education Society's, Walking Tour of the Missionary Ridge Battlefield, in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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