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

Strahl's Brigade

Stewart's Division

 

—Breckinridge's Corps —

 
Strahl's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. Strahl's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Strahl's Brigade
Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Advanced Line.
4th and 5th Tennessee, Col. J. J. Lamb.

Nov. 25, 1863 3. P.M.

The rifle pit two hundred yards below this tablet was held Nov. 25, 1863 by the 4th and 5th Regiments, Tennessee Infantry, Strahl's Brigade, Stewart's Division, C.S.A., confronting Carlin's Brigade of Johnson's Division in the assault on Missionary Ridge, from 3 P.M. until the United States forces had ascended on the right and left to lines parallel with said position, when under orders from above they retreated to the crest.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 0.821′ N, 85° 16.158′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Old Ringgold Road north of South Crest Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located below South Crest Road (where most of the Civil War markers and monuments are located), about mid-way up the west side of Missionary Ridge, in the front yard of residential property, on an earthen embankment, a short distance above a cut stone retaining wall. Marker is
Strahl's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. Strahl's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated in the front yard of residential property, on the slope of an earthen embankment, a short distance above a cut stone retaining wall.
at or near this postal address: 2123 Old Ringgold Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 88th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Strahl's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); Johnson's Division (about 500 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); 15th U.S. Infantry (about 600 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Stewart's Division. (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Strahl's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
3. Strahl's Brigade Marker
Another view of the historical marker (taken a year after the original photo) situated in the front yard of residential property, on the slope of an earthen embankment, a short distance above a cut stone retaining wall.
Strahl's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
4. Strahl's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north along Old Ringgold Road.
Strahl's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
5. Strahl's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south along Old Ringgold Road.
Strahl's Brigade Rifle Pits image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 5, 2014
6. Strahl's Brigade Rifle Pits
A view, taken from across the street from the marker, looking down Missionary Ridge, in the direction of the rifle pits at the base of Missionary Ridge, that were occupied by elements of Strahl's Brigade, at the start of the battle of Missionary Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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