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

Bragg's Headquarters

Army of Tennessee

 

—November 23-25, 1863 —

 
Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
CSA
Headquarters, Army of Tennessee
Gen. Braxton Bragg, Commanding
November 23-26, 1863
Hardee's Army Corps.....Lieut.Gen. W.J. Hardee
Breckinridge's Army Corps.....Maj. Gen. J.C. Breckinridge
Reynold's Brigade.....Col. A.W. Reynolds
Cavalry Corps.....Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler
Reserve Artillery.....Maj. Felix H. Robertson
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At or near this position General Bragg directed the movements of his command during the battle, Nov. 23-25, 1863.

 
Erected 1909 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-340.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Bragg Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.161′ N, 85° 15.787′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road near East Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker (tablet) is located on Missionary Ridge, in the Bragg Reservation. Once you have entered the Bragg Reservation you will find this historical marker on the east side of the
Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. Headquarters Marker
View of historical marker as seen from the east side of the Bragg Reservation parking area, with a residential complex in the background.
parking area on the old Ridge Road that runs through the Bragg Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located on Missionary Ridge at Bragg Reservation/1934 Map 136-20”. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Casualties (here, next to this marker); Union Casualties (here, next to this marker); Harker's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Woods' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 79th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheridan's Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is a, “3' x 2' x 1'6" high bronze marker on concrete base. Tablet gives organization of the Army of Tennessee and has bundled fasces border."
 
Regarding Bragg's Headquarters. The posting for this marker (tablet)
Bragg Reservation Sign image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. Bragg Reservation Sign
This historical marker is located in the Bragg Reservation on Missionary Ridge.
has the beginning link (see Related Markers link) for a chain of links that makes up the Confederate order of battle for November 24th & 25th, 1863. So one can use these links to see the tablets and markers for each of the Confederate corps, divisions, brigades, and batteries, involved in the military actions, in the Chattanooga area, on November 24th & 25th.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use these links to see the tablets of the various army groups, listed on this tablet (except Breckinridge's Army Corps and Wheeler's Cavalry Corps), under Bragg's command at Chattanooga.
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. Headquarters Marker
View of the Bragg Reservation with the featured historical marker being located just to the right of the parking area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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