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 1890 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
Location. 35° 0.866′ N, 85° 16.027′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and East View 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 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); 104th Illinois 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). 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 June 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 481 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.