Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
10th U.S. Missouri Infantry
In Action Near Tunnel
Nov. 25, 1863
Co. E 24th Mo.
Erected 1895 by the State of Missouri. (Marker Number MT-212.)
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, Sherman Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists.
Location. 35° 4.133′ N, 85° 14.477′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Lightfoot Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. This historic marker is located on the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation, along the extreme northern end of North Crest Road, which is the part of that roadway that has been closed to vehicle traffic by the National Park Service, on the eastern side of that roadway. According to the location information provided Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Cleburne's Division (here, next to this marker); Matthies' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Buschbeck's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. The historic marker is a four cornered, cut stone post, with a slightly angled, flat top, where the marker's text is inscribed into the stone's flat surface. Because the inscribed text was so weather worn, I had to contact the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park & Moccasin Bend National Archeological District of the National Park Service, and the park's historian, James H. Ogden, kindly provided me with the text written on this particular Missouri marker.
According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is, “A simple 15" x 15" x 3' marble shaft with a slanting inscribed top marking unit's position during the battle, November 25, 1863.”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 444 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.