Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
— Blair's Corps —
Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps
Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods
Nov. 24, 1863
13th Illinois - Lieut. Col. Frederick W. Partridge.
3rd Missouri - Lieut Col. Theordore Meumann.
12th Missouri - Col. Hugo Wangelin.
17th Missouri - Col. John F. Cramer.
27th Missouri - Col. Thomas Curly.
29th Missouri - Col. James Peckham
Maj. Philip H. Murphy.
31st Missouri - Lieut. Col. Samuel P. Simpson.
32nd Missouri - Lieut. Col. Henry C. Warmoth.
76th Ohio - Maj. Willard Warner.
This brigade, as the right of Osterhaus' Division covored the construction of a bridge over Lookout Creek a half mile above the railroad crossing, and upon the appearance of Geary's line on the western slope of Lookout crossed the creek about 11.30 a.m. and moved over the nose of the mountain with its left on the river road. This movement resulted in the capture of a large body of pickets opposite Williamson's Brigade at the lower bridge. The command advanced in the face of sharp firing until it left rested near the eastern foot opposite the mouth of Chattanooga Creek.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield Board. (Marker Number MT-143.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cravens House Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 24, 1863.
Location. 35° 0.856′ N, 85° 20.438′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Caroline Street, 0.1 miles north of Military Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the grounds of (down the slope from) the Cravens' House, a unit of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park. Follow the signs from the Lookout Mountain Scenic Highway (TN 148) to reach the area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williamson's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Osterhaus' Division (here, next to this marker); Iowa State Monument (here, next to this 75th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Participation of the Artillery (about 400 feet away); 84th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Howell's Georgia Battery (about 400 feet away); Ireland's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
Related markers. 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 661 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 4. submitted on July 12, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.