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

Missionary Ridge

Nov. 25, 1863

 
 
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By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
1. Missionary Rige Marker
Inscription. So called from its nearness to the Brainerd Mission to the Cherokee, this ridge was the scene of the final and conclusive action in the series of battles which drove the Confederates from the Chattanooga area. After first clearing a line of riflepits at the foot. Federal troops charged up the slopes of the ridge, driving the Confederates from their entrenchments at the top.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 68.)
 
Location. 35° 1.705′ N, 85° 15.344′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Brainerd Rd (U.S. 11 / 64), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T. J. Wood's Division (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 124th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 52nd Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 74th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 21st Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 10th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 18th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. Natural FeaturesWar, US Civil
 
Missionary Rige Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
2. Missionary Rige Marker
Missionary Rige Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
3. Missionary Rige Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,263 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on November 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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