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

Walker's Division.

Hardee's Corps.

 

—Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist. —

 
Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker
Inscription.
Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps.
Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist.
Nov. 23 - 25, 1863.
Maney's Brigade - Brig. Gen. George Maney.
Wilson's Brigade - Col. J. Cooper Nisbet.
Gist's Brigade - Lieut. Col. Leroy Napier.
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The artillery battalion, commanded by Maj. Robert Martin, was composed of the Missouri battery, Capt. Hiram M. Bledsoe; South Carolina battery, Capt. T. B. Ferguson; and the Georgia Battery, Capt. Evan P. Howell.
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From November 14th to 23d this division occupied the line of works from Chattanooga Creek westward to the base of Lookout. The evening of November 23d the division was moved to the right and posted on Missionary Ridge with its right about a half mile south of the tunnel. During the engagement of the 25th, Maney's brigade was dispatched to the support of Gen. Cleburne at Tunnel Hill, and took part in the final repulse of the Union forces at that point. At dusk the division withdrew in the direction of Chickamauga Station.
 
Erected 1890 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Location. 35° 
Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker
View of the historical marker situated into a recess in the stone wall embankment, built in front of the residence on North Crest Road.
3.411′ N, 85° 14.913′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Marshall Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the eastern side of the roadway, imbedded into a stone wall embankment built in front of a residence, about midway between the Phelp's Monument and the Sherman Reservation. 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. Bledsoe's (Missouri) Battery (here, next to this marker); Ferguson's (South Carolina) Battery. (within shouting distance of this marker); Gist's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker's Division (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cheatham's Division (about 600 feet away); Walthall's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Wilson's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Locomotive 4501 (approx. 0.3 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 Brigade and Battery tablets for this Division.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker
View looking north along North Crest Road of both the featured historical marker, and a second historical marker, imbedded into a stone wall embankment built in front of a residence on North Crest Road.
Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. Walker's Division - Hardee's Corps. Marker
View of both the featured historical marker, and a second historical marker, imbedded into a stone wall embankment built in front of a residence on North Crest Road.
Lookout Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
6. Lookout Mountain
A distant view of Lookout Mountain as seen from in front of the featured historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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