Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Hardee's Corps —
Hindman's Division - Hardee's Corps
Brigadier General Arthur M. Manigault
November 25, 1863
24th Alabama - Colonel N.N. Davis
28th Alabama - Major W.L. Butler
34th Alabama - Major John N. Slaughter
10th and 19th South Carolina - Lieutenant Colonel J.T. Porcher
10th and 19th South Carolina - Major James L. White
November 23rd a portion of Manigault's Brigade held Orchard Knob and the low rocky ridge to the south of it. Upon the advance of the enemy in force the 28th Alabama, misunderstanding its orders to be, to hold its position at all hazards, remained in rifle-pits fighting and 146 officers and men and the colors were captured. During the 24th November the front rank of the brigade occupied the works at the foot of the Ridge, and on the afternoon of the 25th fell back before the Union advance and joined the rear rank on the crest of the Ridge. Deas' Brigade was on its right, and Anderson's (Tucker's) on its left. In the general assault it was attacked by the left of Wood's Division. Its position being carried it retreated with its division to Chickamauga, crossing by Shallowford Road.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 35° 2.265′ N, 85° 15.25′ W. Marker was in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker was on North Crest Road north of Shallowford Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 130 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. 13th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dent's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Beatty's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hindman's Division (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. When inquiring with the National Military Park (NMP) historian, Jim Ogden, about the most probable location for this missing tablet, he indicated that it was the next NMP feature south of the Turchin Reservation, and that it would be on the opposite side of the street from the
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