Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Chickamauga & Chattanooga
National Military Park
Department of the Interior
Erected by The National Park Service.
Location. 35° 2.574′ N, 85° 15.216′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Brown Wood Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. In order to view this historical marker one must find a way to get to the crest of Missionary Ridge. The options to use in ascending Missionary Ridge are limited and difficult to locate if you are not familiar with the area. From downtown Chattanooga, I drove east to Missionary Ridge on Main Street, and using Main Street took me to the top of Missionary Ridge. Once at the top of Missionary Ridge I needed to make three right turns to get on South Crest Street, heading north across the bridge over Interstate 24. Continue north, and just past the Ohio Reservation (when going over the McCallie Avenue Tunnel) South Crest Road turns into North Crest Road. The first road that you then come to is Shallowford Road (another road that can be used to gain access to the crest
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Turchin's Brigade (here, next to this marker); 31st Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); 36th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); 9th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 2nd Minnesota (within shouting distance of this marker); Water's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 89th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.