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

Union Casualties

Battle of Chattanooga

 

—November 23 - 27, 1863 —

 
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
1. Union Casualties Marker
Inscription.
Union Casualties - Battle of Chattanooga.
Nov. 23d to Nov. 27th, 1863.
The losses here given by Divisions include Orchard Knob, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge and operations following as far as Ringgold Gap, GA.

Cruft's Div., 4th Corps - Killed 1 officer, 20 enlisted; Wounded 11 officers, 112 enlisted; Missing 2 enlisted; Aggregate 146.

Sheridan's Div., 4th Corps - Killed 11 officers, 119 enlisted; Wounded 110 officers, 1103 enlisted; Missing 3 enlisted; Aggregate 1346

Wood's Div., 4th Corps - Killed 15 officers, 133 enlisted; Wounded 57 officers, 821 enlisted; Missing 9 enlisted; Aggregate 1035

Steinwehr's Div., 11th Corps - Killed 2 officers, 30 enlisted; Wounded 13 officers, 155 enlisted; Missing: 8 officers, 103 enlisted; Aggregate 311.

Schurz's Div., 11th Corps - Killed 1 officer, 1 enlisted; Wounded 1 officer, 16 enlisted; Aggregate 19.

Geary's Div., 12th Corps - Killed 6 officers, 49 enlisted; Wounded 34 officers, 252 enlisted; Aggregate 341.

Johnson's Div., 14th Corps - Killed 4 officers, 46 enlisted; Wounded 23 officers, 248 enlisted; Missing 2 enlisted; Aggregate 323.

Davis' Div., 14th Corps - Killed 5 enlisted; Wounded 2 officers, 29 enlisted; Missing 6 enlisted; Aggregate 42.

Baird's Div., 14th Corps - Killed
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
2. Union Casualties Marker
View of the tablet, looking west, situated in front of the 2nd Minnesota Monument.
9 officers, 79 enlisted; Wounded 30 officers, 442 enlisted; Missing 6 enlisted; Aggregate 566.

Osterhaus' Div., 15th Corps - Killed 6 officers, 46 enlisted; Wounded 39 officers, 298 enlisted; Missing 4 officers, 39 enlisted; Aggregate 432.

M.L. Smith's Div., 15th Corps - Killed 10 enlisted; Wounded 6 officers, 85 enlisted; Missing 2 enlisted; Aggregate 103.

Ewing's Div., 15th Corps - Killed 6 officers, 65 enlisted; Wounded 42 officers, 504 enlisted; Missing 20 enlisted; Aggregate 637.

J.E. Smith's Div., 17th Corps - Killed 8 officers, 81 enlisted; Wounded 25 officers, 264 enlisted; Missing 15 officers, 130 enlisted; Aggregate 523.

Grand Total. - Killed 69 officers, 684 enlisted; Wounded 393 officers, 4329 enlisted; Missing 27 officers, 322 enlisted; Aggregate 5824.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-66A.)
 
Location. 35° 2.568′ N, 85° 15.249′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from North Crest Road south of Brown Wood Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This tablet is located along the western crest of Missionary Ridge in the DeLong Reservation. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
3. Union Casualties Marker
View of visitors to the DeLong Reservation reading the text of this tablet.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Casualties (here, next to this marker); 2nd Minnesota (a few steps from this marker); Water's Alabama Battery (a few steps from this marker); 9th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Turchin's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); DeLong Reservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Deas' Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 89th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
4. Union Casualties Marker
A distant view of the tablet, looking west, situated in front of the 2nd Minnesota Monument, in the DeLong Reservation, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
Union Casualties Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2017
5. Union Casualties Marker
View of page 66A from the National Park Service’s record book on the Chattanooga - Chickamauga listings of classified structures, which is kept in the Chickamauga Battlefield Park's Visitor Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 109 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on September 29, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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