Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Brigadier General John W. Geary —
Brigadier General John W. Geary
November 25, 1863, 6 p.m.
1st Brigade - Colonel William R. Creighton
2nd Brigade - Colonel George A. Cobham, Jr.
3rd Brigade - Colonel David Ireland
This Division being the rear of Hooker's column in the march from Lookout Mountain reached Rossville about 4:00 p.m. and moved northward along the base of Missionary Ridge. Creighton's Brigade led, followed by Cobham's, both marching in column of regiment, and followed by Ireland's in support of five batteries of artillery.
Near the base of the ridge the Division formed in column of brigades. Creighton's in the first line, Cobham's forming the second, and Ireland still supporting the artillery.
With this formation the Division moved obliquely up the ridge until reaching a point opposite this tablet it faced fully towards the crest and scaled it about 6 p.m.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-85.)
Location. 34° 59.859′ N, 85° 16.438′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee Touch for map. This marker is located along the western crest of Missionary Ridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 540 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cobham's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Creighton's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 66th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Company F 2nd Missouri Light Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clayton's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stovall's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); 7th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); 76th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
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