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

Cruft's Division

 
 
Cruft's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Cruft's Division Marker
Inscription.
U.S.A.
Cruft's Division
Center of Assault.
Nov. 25, 1863.

 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-81.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 34° 59.221′ N, 85° 16.681′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road west of Waheela Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historic marker is located along the outside edge of a sharp bend in the roadway, behind a guard rail, in the front yard of some residential property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 24th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (a few steps from this marker); Whitaker's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 40th Ohio Infantry (a few
Cruft's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Cruft's Division Marker
View of the historic marker situated in the front yard of a nearby residential property.
steps from this marker); Grose's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 99th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away in Georgia); Woods' Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away in Georgia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cruft's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Cruft's Division Marker
View of the historic marker, behind the guard rail, along the sharp bend in the roadway.
Cruft's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2017
4. Cruft's Division Marker
View of page 81 from the National Park Service’s record book on the Chattanooga - Chickamauga listings of classified structures, which is kept in the Chickamauga Battlefield Park's Visitor Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on October 9, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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