Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Military History of Chattanooga
Grant took general command Oct. 23. A short line of supplies to Bridgeport by Brown's Ferry was opened Oct. 28, upon a plan devised by General Rosecrans. Hooker's forces arrived in Lookout Valley on that date and fought the Battle of Wauhatchie. Sherman's troops crossed the Tennessee above the city during the night of Nov. 23.
On that day the Army of the Cumberland carried Orchard Knob.
Nov. 24, Hooker's column captured the north slope of Lookout Mountain. On Nov. 25, Missionary Ridge, excepting Cleburne's position at Tunnel Hill and the intervening line to Walthall's Stand north of De Long's was carried by Grant's combined Armies, Bragg retreated
Erected 1890 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-4B.)
Location. 35° 2.893′ N, 85° 18.403′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Georgia Avenue south of McCallie Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the eastern edge of the downtown district, in Phillips Park, a small community park. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abby Crawford Milton (within shouting distance of this marker); First Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Coca-Cola Bottling Company In The United States (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); William (Uncle Bill) Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); William "Uncle Bill" Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chattanooga's First School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point in the Line of Fort Sherman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chattanooga Daily Rebel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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