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

Union Casualties

Battle of Chattanooga

 

—November 23 - 27, 1863 —

 
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
1. Union Casualties Marker
Inscription.
Union 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.

Cruft's Div., 4th Corps - Killed 1 officer, 20 enlisted; Wounded 11 officers, 112 enlisted; Missing 2 enlisted; Aggregate 146.

Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps - Killed 11 officers, 119 enlisted; Wounded 110 officers, 1103 enlisted; Missing 3 enlisted; Aggregate 1346

Wood's Div., 4th Corps - Killed 15 officers, 133 enlisted; Wounded 57 officers, 821 enlisted; Missing 9 enlisted; Aggregate 1035

Steinwehr's Div., 11th Corps - Killed 2 officers, 30 enlisted; Wounded 13 officers, 155 enlisted; Missing: 8 officers, 103 enlisted; Aggregate 311.

Schurz's Div., 11th Corps - Killed 1 officer, 1 enlisted; Wounded 1 officer, 16 enlisted; Aggregate 19.

Geary's Div., 12th Corps - Killed 6 officers, 49 enlisted; Wounded 34 officers, 252 enlisted; Aggregate 341.

Johnson's Div., 14th Corps - Killed 4 officers, 46 enlisted; Wounded 23 officers, 248 enlisted; Missing 2 enlisted; Aggregate 323.

Davis' Div., 14th Corps - Killed 5 enlisted; Wounded 2 officers, 29 enlisted; Missing 6 enlisted; Aggregate 42.

Baird's Div., 14th Corps - Killed
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
2. Union Casualties Marker
View of the historic marker, near the crest of the mountain and one of the Confederate batteries positioned there, next to the Confederate Casualties marker.
9 officers, 79 enlisted; Wounded 30 officers, 442 enlisted; Missing 6 enlisted; Aggregate 566.

Osterhaus' Div., 15th Corps - Killed 6 officers, 46 enlisted; Wounded 39 officers, 298 enlisted; Missing 4 officers, 39 enlisted; Aggregate 432.

M.L. Smith's Div., 15th Corps - Killed 10 enlisted; Wounded 6 officers, 85 enlisted; Missing 2 enlisted; Aggregate 103.

Ewing's Div., 15th Corps - Killed 6 officers, 65 enlisted; Wounded 42 officers, 504 enlisted; Missing 20 enlisted; Aggregate 637.

J.E. Smith's Div., 17th Corps - Killed 8 officers, 81 enlisted; Wounded 25 officers, 264 enlisted; Missing 15 officers, 130 enlisted; Aggregate 523.

Grand Total. - Killed 69 officers, 684 enlisted; Wounded 393 officers, 4329 enlisted; Missing 27 officers, 322 enlisted; Aggregate 5824.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 0.633′ N, 85° 20.618′ W. Marker is in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Point Park Road and East Brow Road. Click for map. This historical marker is located at Point Park, on the northern crest of Lookout Mountain, in a portion of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. It is about
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
3. Union Casualties Marker
View of the historic marker, situated next to several other markers, near the crest of the mountain.
300 feet north of the walk through entrance to Point Park and situated just behind a Confederate battery that was positioned on the crest. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Casualties (here, next to this marker); Occupation of the Summit of Lookout. (a few steps from this marker); 96th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Corput's Georgia Battery (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Forces – Battle of Lookout. (a few steps from this marker); Stevenson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battles for Chattanooga (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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