Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
11th Michigan Infantry
Nov. 25, 1863
Major B.G. Bennett
Commanding was killed on the
Slope below this position.
Erected 1895 by the State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-202.)
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. A significant historical date for this entry is November 25, 1863.
Location. 35° 0.967′ N, 85° 15.994′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. It is in Missionary Ridge. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East View Drive, on the right when traveling south. This historical marker is located on the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, a short distance south of the Bragg Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this marker is located at, “240 South Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 South 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. Stoughton's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th and 19th United States Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 69th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 18th United States Infantry (about 600 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment (about 600 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Adams' Brigade (about 600 feet away); Stewart's Division (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high, the marker is a simple rock-faced shaft with a smooth-faced, sloped top that carries an inscription. Marks unit's position during Battle of Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863.”
Also see . . . 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 21, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 660 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.