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Lookout Mountain 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 18, 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
Confederate Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
2. Confederate Casualties Marker
View of the historic marker, near the crest of the mountain and one of the Confederate batteries positioned there, next to the Union Casualties marker.
2160, Missing 4146, Aggregate 6667.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 0.633′ N, 85° 20.617′ 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 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. Union 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
Confederate Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
3. Confederate Casualties Marker
View of the historic marker, situated next to several other markers, near the crest of the mountain.
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 429 times since then and 29 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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