Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Maj. Gen. Alexander P. Stewart. —
Maj. Gen. Alexander P. Stewart.
Nov. 25, 1863.
Adams' Brigade, Col. Randall L. Gibson.
Clayton's Brigade, Brig. Gen. Henry D. Clayton.
Strahl's Brigade, Brig. Gen. Otho F. Strahl.
Stoval's Brigade, Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall.
The artillery battalion of this division was commanded by Captain Henry C. Semple, and composed of the Georgia battery (Dawson's), Lieut. R. W. Anderson; Arkansas battery (Humphrey's), Lieut. John W. Rivers; Alabama battery, Capt. McDonald Oliver; and the Mississippi battery, Capt. Thomas J. Stanford.
On November 23rd, Gen. Stewart's division occupied the line of works east of Chattanooga Creek, with Gen. Breckinridge's division on its right. The night of Nov. 24th it was ordered to Missionary Ridge and posted with its left near Rossville Gap. In the afternoon of Nov. 25th its position was attacked on the left and left rear by Hooker's command, and in front by the divisions of R. W. Johnson and Sheridan. Being thus compelled to yield position the division retreated toward Ringgold.
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
Location. 35° 0.866′ N, 85° 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 south of the intersection with East View Drive. Marker is at or near this postal address: 266 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 18th United States Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th United States Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 16th and 19th United States Infantry (about 400 feet away); Stoughton's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 88th Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); Strahl's Brigade (about 700 feet 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.