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Strahl's Brigade.

Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.

 

—Brig. Gen. Otho F. Strahl. —

 
Strahl's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Strahl's Brigade. Marker
Inscription.
Strahl's Brigade
Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Brig. Gen. Otho F. Strahl.

Nov. 25, 1863.
4th and 5th Tennessee - Col. J. J. Lamb.
19th Tennessee - Col. Francis M. Walker.
24th Tennessee - Col. John A. Wilson.
31st Tennessee - Col. Egbert E. Tansil.
33rd Tennessee - Lieut. Col. Henry C. McNeill.

This brigade on Nov. 24th held the right of the line of earthworks which diverged from the line at the foot of Missionary Ridge, near a heavy redoubt known as Fort Cheatham, and crossed the plain to Lookout Mountain, Clayton's brigade being on the left, and Finley's brigade of Breckinridge's division on its right. Soon after nightfall the division, with the exception of Clayton's brigade was withdrawn to the crest of Missionary Ridge. One half of the brigade, was on picket duty at the foot of the ridge, and in rifle pits part way up the ridge. The other half took position between Stoval on its left, and Adams' (Gibson) on its right. To cover the space assigned the men were formed in one rank, some 6 to 10 feet apart. The ridge being carried by the assault of the enemy the afternoon of the 25th, the brigade retreated toward Mission Mills.
Casualties. Killed 16; wounded 93; missing 150.
 
Erected
Strahl's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Strahl's Brigade. Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along South Crest Road, at the intersection with South Crest Drive.
1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-389.)
 
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° 0.767′ N, 85° 16.104′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and South Crest Drive, on the left when traveling south on South Crest Road. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the eastern side of the roadway, some distance south of the Bragg Reservation, just a very short distance to the north of the intersection with South Crest Drive. 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. 42nd Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 88th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson's Division (about 400 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); Strahl's Brigade
Strahl's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Strahl's Brigade. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along South Crest Road.
(about 400 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 15th United States Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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