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

Hindman's Division

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Hindman's Division Marker
Inscription.  
Right of
Hindman's Division

 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-356.)
 
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, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists.
 
Location. 35° 2.848′ N, 85° 15.15′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Crest Road and Cabin Road, on the right when traveling north on North Crest Road. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, between the DeLong Reservation and the Phelps Monument, on residential property, between a driveway and a nearby street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 270 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McCants' Florida Battery. (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Ohio Infantry.
Hindman's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Hindman's Division Marker
View of the historical marker, situated at the southwest corner of residential property, looking east on Cabin Road.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheatham's Division. (about 400 feet away); Vaughan's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Scott's Tennessee Battery (about 600 feet away); Van Derveer's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 35th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Baird's Division (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. I recently noticed that on the Blog entitled "Battlefield Wanders" the following comment was made on March 11, 2008, in a discussion concerning the viewing of markers up on Missionary Ridge in general, and of this marker in particular: "One of my favorite oddities is this house. The two markers on either side of the driveway are for the right of Hindman's Division and the left of Cheatham's Division. I'd love to live here, then I'd tell people that I live at the junction of Hindman's and Cheatham's Divisions. Non Civil War people might never find the house but my friends would know in an instant, or at least need to consult a book before, finding my house."
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Hindman's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Hindman's Division Marker
View of the historical marker situated between the mailbox at 270 North Crest Road and the nearby Cabin Road.
Hindman's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Hindman's Division Marker
View of the historical marker (just beyond the black mailbox) looking south on North Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 10, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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