Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Lieut. Gen. William J. Hardee.
—Nov. 23 - 25, 1863. —
Hindman's Division, Brig. Gen. Patton Anderson.
Walker's Division, Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist.
Nov. 23ed Cheatham's and Walker's divisions held the left of the Confederate line from Chattanooga Creek to the base of Lookout and the north slope of the mountain. Walker's division was withdrawn from the eastern base of Lookout Mountain to the extreme right of the army the evening of Nov. 23rd. After the loss of the mountain Cheatham's division was withdrawn during the night of Nov. 24th to Missionary Ridge and took position on the left of Walker. Before the battle began on the 25th Hindman's Cheatham's and Walker's divisions had prolonged Bragg's line on Missionary Ridge to within three-quarters of a mile of the Tunnel. Cheatham's division attacked Gen. Baird's division after it had reached the summit of Missionary Ridge at the left of the Army of the Cumberland's assault but did not succeed in repulsing it. After dark the corps withdrew by the bridges over the Chickamauga.
Erected 1890 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-342.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Sherman Reservation
Location. 35° 3.946′ N, 85° 14.435′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Crest Road and Lightfoot Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on North Crest Road. Touch for map. This historical marker is located at the entrance to the Sherman Reservation, which in turn is located near where North Crest Road comes to an end. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37406, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Douglas' (Texas) Battery (here, next to this marker); Barret's Missouri Battery (here, next to this marker); Barrett's C.S.A. Missouri Battery (a few steps from this marker); Howell's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Brown 's Brigade. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Calvert's (Arkansas) Battery (about 300 feet away); 90th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 26th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Division tablets for this Army Corps.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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