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Anderson's Brigade

Hindman's Division - Hardee's Corps.

 

—Col. W. F. Tucker. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Anderson's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Anderson's Brigade
Hindman's Division - Hardee's Corps.
Col. W. F. Tucker.
Nov. 25, 1863.
7th Mississippi - Col. William H. Bishop.
9th Mississippi - Maj. Thomas H. Lyman.
10th Mississippi - Capt. Robert A. Bell.
41st Mississippi - Col. W. F. Tucker.
44th Mississippi - Lieut. Col. R. G. Kelsey.
9th Mississippi - Batt'n S. S. - Capt. W. W. Tucker.
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November 23rd this brigade held the left of Hindman's division at the foot of Missionary Ridge. In the advance of the Union line on Orchard Knob it acted as a support to Manigault's, a portion of whose brigade was holding that position. It was in turn supported by Bate's brigade of Breckinridge's division on its left. When withdrawn with the division to the crest of the ridge it had Manigault's brigade on its right, space being reserved on its left for Reynolds' brigade of Buckner's division, which was retained in the trenches at the foot of the ridge to the left. In the general assault on the ridge Nov. 25th, its left and center were attacked by Hazen's brigade, its right by Willich's. Reynolds brigade did not form on its left as intended, but after the gap had been occupied by the enemy, made an unsuccessful attempt to form across
Anderson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Anderson's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated on the eastern side of North Crest Road in front of a residence.
the ridge on the next elevation south.
The left of Hindman's division, according to Gen. Bragg's report, was the first position carried by the Union lines.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-365A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.98′ N, 85° 15.401′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Coylar Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, in front of the residence at 50 North Crest Road, between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 6th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazen's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garrity's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away); 32nd Indiana Infantry
Anderson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Anderson's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
(about 800 feet away); 15th Ohio Infantry. (approx. 0.2 miles away); 15th Wisconsin (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleburne's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Anderson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Anderson's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road.
Lookout Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. Lookout Mountain
View of Lookout Mountain from the location of the featured historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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