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Lookout Valley in Tiftonia in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Wauhatchie

 
 
Battle of Wauhatchie Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. E. Smith, January 3, 2008
1. Battle of Wauhatchie Marker
Inscription.  
2½ mi. Here 3 brigades of Hood's Division, Confederate Army of Tennessee under Brig. Gen. Micah Jenkins, made a night attack against Geary's Division of the XII Corps, guarding the recently opened "Cracker Line" to Bridgeport, Ala. The attack was repulsed with heavy losses on both sides.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 16.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 1.223′ N, 85° 21.967′ W. Marker is in Tiftonia, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. It is in Lookout Valley. Marker is on Cummings Highway (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brown's Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wauhatchie (approx. 0.4 miles away); New York Troops - 11th Corps (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Lookout Mountain
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Lookout Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wiedrich's New York Battery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Greene's New York Brigade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Heavy Slashings of Timber (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiftonia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Wauhatchie. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Charge of the Mule Brigade. Poem written by anonymous U.S. Soldier(s) commemorating the action. Written as a parody of Tennyson's Charge of the Light Brigade. (Submitted on January 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Battle of Wauhatchie Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. E. Smith, January 3, 2008
2. Battle of Wauhatchie Marker
Battle of Wauhatchie Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, March 17, 2010
3. Battle of Wauhatchie Marker
Battle of Wauhatchie Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, March 17, 2010
4. Battle of Wauhatchie Marker
Battle of Wauhatchie Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, March 17, 2010
5. Battle of Wauhatchie Marker
View of the marker as seen from the Brown's Ferry marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 4,020 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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