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

Candy's Brigade

Geary's Division

 

—Slocum's Corps —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
1. Candy's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Candy's Brigade.
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.
Col. Charles Candy,
Col. William R. Creighton.

Nov. 24, 1863.
5th Ohio - (3 Companies) Maj. Henry E. Symmes.
7th Ohio - Col. William R. Creighton. 7th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Orrin J. Crane.
29th Ohio - Col. William T. Fitch
66th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Eugene Powell.
66th Ohio - Capt Thomas McConnell.
28th Pennsylvania - Col. Thomas J. Ahl.
147th Pennsylvania - Lieut. Col. Ario Pardee, Jr.

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The Brigade, with the exception of the 29th Ohio and seven companies of the 5th Ohio left on picket duty, marched with Geary's Division from Wauhatchie early on the morning of November 24th, crossed Lookout Creek about 9:30 o'clock, and formed the left of Geary's line when the latter was formed for advance toward the northern slope of Lookout. Ireland's Brigade was on its right in echelon about 50 paces to the front. A march of a mile and a quarter uncovered the fords by which Grose's Brigade of Cruft's Division joined the left of the line.

The Brigade, in the general attack, pushed on to Cravens' House, its first line 200 yards beyond that point, and continued in action on the front line throughout the afternoon, and participated in the
Candy's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
2. Candy's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking east along the park hiking trail.
heavy skirmishing of the night. Strength in action, 58 officers 952 men,
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 0.784′ N, 85° 20.547′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road north of Military Road. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, just north of the grounds of the Cravens' House, along a park hiking trail that runs from the Cravens' House to Point Park on the summit of Lookout Mountain. 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. 13th Illinois Infantry Monument (here, next to this marker); 147th Pennsylvania Infantry (here, next to this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 59th Illinois Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); 5th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 96th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Carlin's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
 
Related markers.
Candy's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
3. Candy's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking west along the park hiking trail.
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
 
Candy's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
4. Candy's Brigade Marker
A distant view of the historical marker, looking north, down the slope of Lookout Mountain, from the site of several other markers and memorials.
Candy's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
5. Candy's Brigade Marker
A more distant view of the historical marker, looking north, down the slope of Lookout Mountain, from the site of several other markers and memorials.
Candy's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
6. Candy's Brigade Marker
Another, more distant view of the historical marker, looking north, down the slope of Lookout Mountain, from the site of several other markers and memorials.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.
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