Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
4th and 5th Tennessee, Col. J. J. Lamb.
Nov. 25, 1863 3. P.M.
The rifle pit two hundred yards below this tablet was held Nov. 25, 1863 by the 4th and 5th Regiments, Tennessee Infantry, Strahl's Brigade, Stewart's Division, C.S.A., confronting Carlin's Brigade of Johnson's Division in the assault on Missionary Ridge, from 3 P.M. until the United States forces had ascended on the right and left to lines parallel with said position, when under orders from above they retreated to the crest.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-388.)
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 October 25, 1910.
Location. 35° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2123 Old Ringgold 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. 104th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 88th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Strahl's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); Johnson's Division (about 500 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); 15th United States Infantry (about 600 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 3. submitted on May 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on September 26, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 6. submitted on May 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.