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

Camp Ross

 
 
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By R. E. Smith, December 23, 2007
1. Camp Ross Marker
Inscription.  To the east, at the mouth of Chattanooga Creek, was this supply base for Tennessee troops during the Creek War of 1812-13. The river here forms Moccasin Bend in its efforts to break through the mountains.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 1.19′ N, 85° 20.237′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Cummings Highway (U.S. 11). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lookout Mountain (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iowa State Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woods' Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williamson's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Osterhaus' Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); 84th Illinois Infantry
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By R. E. Smith, December 23, 2007
2. Camp Ross Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); 75th Illinois Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 92d Illinois Infantry (approx. half a mile away).
 
Camp Ross Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 23, 2007
3. Camp Ross Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 5,061 times since then and 744 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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